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TheAmerican BookTrade ToiJIJjatl 

JUL 131921 

Published by R. R. Bowker Co, at 62 West 45th Street, New York 
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Entered as second-class matter June 18, 1879, at the post office at New York, N. Y., under the Act of 
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VOL. C. 

NEW YORK, JULY 2, 1921 


Desert Love 

By Joan Congfuest , 

This Book Outsells All Others of Its Kig^. jg ^^21 

-And the Reasons Why 

"Original in conception, and worked out 
with the skill of a fictionist who knows her 
work. A glowing and intimate picture of 
the Egyptian desert. The author makes it 
clear that while she does not favor the 
mingling of Whites and Hottentots, she can 
see no objection to an English girl accept- 
ing an Arab as her lover. For details of 
this unusually dramatic story, the reader 
must go to the novel itself." — A^. F. Times 

"This story reveals' genuine talent. There 
is in it a bizarre quality that holds the 
reader's interest to the end." 

— The (N. Y.) Evening Post 

"The style is virile, 
and the interest well sustain? 
logue is dramatic and frank almost to an 
extreme, but it is said that the incidents are 
typical of desert life among the Arabs. The 
characters are strongly drawn, and the love 
story well told." — Pittsburgh Gazette-Times 

"Very colorful and intriguing — most every- 
body will enjoy reading it." 

— Chicago Daily News 

$2.00 net 

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Frank H. Spearman 

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romance Hke his Nan of Music 
Mountain and his Whispering 
Smith : 


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The best thing of the kind in many, many years. 

Out in Mid-August 

You can bank on a big sale 
backed by big Advertising 

Illustrated. $1.75 

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July 2, 1 92 1 





Hary Roberts Einchart 


$US Ready August 1st 

From the days of THE CIRCULAR STAIRCASE onward, Mrs. Rinehart has success- 
fully gratified the yearning of a very large public for tales of mystery and crime. Two 
highly exciting, alluring and entertaining tales of mystery and crime by the author of 
New York's most successful mystery-detective play. 

Other Coming Big Sellers 


A remarkable piece of interpretive fiction by the author of THE SECRET CITY, 
THE CAPTIVES, etc. It is as though he had cut a cross section of that London life 
he knows so well and everyone of his characters gives one a vivid sense of an actual 
presence. Ready in August. $2.00. 


Author of "Speaking of Operations " etc. 

Lives there a man with heart so dead that he cannot feel the thrill of the good old- 
fashioned yellow-back dime novel? No. Then there must be something in them but 
what is it ! You know, I know, but Cobb knows and also knows how to tell about it 
with that irresistible chuckle of a fat man. Ready in August. Net, $0.75. 


"One in a package and each package a surprise," might well be the Wodehouse slogan. 
Archie is a nonesuch and his indiscretions are not only unique — they're hilarious. By 
in August. $1.75. 


Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. 

INVINCIBLE MINNIE was a best seller, and in ROSALEEN Mrs. Holding has with 
extraordinary penetration created another character as astonishing and as inevitable as 
Minnie. It is a story of a girl who strays in among the artists and becomes part of a 
"studio crowd." The book is lit by the lightning of satire. Ready in August. $1.90. 


John Dos Passos 

The case for American Youth in rebellion against the established order put forward in 
the form of fiction and with a passion for truth-telling that burns with a white flame. 
If one would see life and society today through the eyes of the younger generation, 
here is the truth. Ready in August. $2.00. 

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Next week we shall be able to fill all orders for 

Strachey's "Queen Victoria" 

The demand for this is as great and insistent as it was at the height 
of the demand for "The Economic Consequences of the Peace." 

'^Queen Victoria^' [ond '^Main Street** are the two classics 
we have published. 

After you have sold your share of the 50,000 ''Queen Victoria'* 
which we expect to sell this year, you will be giving slock orders for it 
as long as we are both in business. 

Read what Fanny Butcher — the bookseller reviewer of 
the Chicago Tribune writes about it. 

This the twentieth start I have made. Nineteen times before 
this I have jerked the paper from the typewriter and said: 
"MaudHn praise. . . . You are going all to pieces about it. 
... It can't be that marvelous. . . . You're supposed to be 
a reviewer and not a press agent. . . . Come now, old girl, 
get hold of yourself. ..." No use. I am completely, wholly, 
irrevocably bewitched by Lytton Strachey's "Queen Victoria." 

"A masterpiece — ^will be read, sooner or later by practically 
every one who reads this newspaper" — From a two column, 
front page review in The New York Evening Post. 

"A masterpiece that will influence the art of biography." 
London Times. 

20th thousand printing within one week of publication, $5,00 

HARCOURT, BRACE and COMPANY, 1 W. 47th St., New York 

July 2, 1 92 1 

Romance and tragedy stalk hand in hand through the grim 
reaches of the North. And love and the passions of revenge and 
hate flame just as darkly bright over the eternal snows as in tropic 
islands under the moon. 

An absorbing story of a man who left to his best friend a 
legacy not merely of trouble and strife, but of something infinitely 
more dangerous and disturbing. The swift death that came from 
nowhere; the devious ways of a fox with the heart of a beast and 
the body of a man; the heart-breaking struggle against a failure 
foredoomed — all this is woven into a fabric of singular fascination — 

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Ready Early in July 

The Literary Year Book 


A Vade Mecum for Authors, Editors 
and Bookmen 

Contents in the Order of Their Arrangement: 

Tips for Typists. 

Authors* Assistants. 

Who's Who in Literature. 


Artists and Illustrators. 

Who's Who in Fleet Street. 

The Dictionary of National Biography. 

It Pays to Specialize. 

Society of Wood Engravers. 

International Bibliography of the War. 

How I Made My Hobbies Pay. 

Quest of the Short Story. 

Gardening Articles. 

Ancient Writing Materials. 

Writing for the Press. 

How to Write Cinema Plays. 

Copyright — Bibliography of Copyright. 

Literary Property by G. Herbert Thring. 

Some Thoughts on Selling MSS. 

The Author as a Business Man. 

Some Hints for Contributors. 

Classified Lists of British Papers. 

What Kind of Stories Do Editors Want? 

Illustrations for Periodicals. 

Tercentenary of British Newspapers. 

Newspapers of the British Isles. 

Canadian Periodicals. 

Indian Periodicals. 

The American Literary Market. 

American Periodical List. 

Book Work for British Publishers. 

Scholarships for Works of Literary Merit. 

List of British Publishers. 

British Publishers' Requirements. 

Colonial American Publishers. 

Royalty Tables. 

Sizes of Books. 

Sizes of Book Types. 

Bibliographical Terms. 

Sizes of Writing and Printing Papers. 

Quantity Tables. 

Typographical Terms. 

Technical Terms for Process Blocks. 

Booksellers in England, Wales, Scotland 

and Ireland. 
Literary Societies and Clubs. 

The Literary Year Book is thus an omnibus in which is gathered an 
extremely useful array of important facts, information, data and suggestions 
not obtainable in any other work of reference. 

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In one volume, 600 pages, 12 mo cloth, $2.50 net 

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in format a companion to that super-successful volume. 

The authorship is anonymous, the brilliant observer — or is 
he participant? — of Washington politics preferring to cloak 
his identity. 




Fourteen crisp, often critical, sometimes satirical, always 
brilliant, characterizations. Fourteen half-tones from photo- 
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Soon everybody will be reading and discussing 


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A Catalog for Your 

School Book Buyers 

A handy indexed list to about 18,000 
live items, with prices revised to date. 
The indispensable reference book for 
the desk of the superintendent and 
teacher, school-trustee and private 
school director. 

You can put these out among your 
trade, with your imprint, at 12c a copy 

The American Educational List for 1921 

The combined price lists of more than a hun- 
dred educational publishers made quickly- 
available in one alphabet. Welcomed by every 
educator; a year round advertisement of the 

Terms to Booksellers: 

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space for 

Single copies, bound, SI. 00 
50 copies, unbound, with blank 

imprint at 15c 
100 copies v^ith imprint at 12c 
250 copies at He 
500 copies at 10c 
1000 copies at 9c 

Write early as the list is printed only for advance orders and cannot 
be furnished in quantities after July 10th 




Glance through this list: '*A Daughter of 
the Land," *'At the Foot of the Rainbow,'* 
*Treckles," 'Triends in Feathers," **A Girl 
of the Limberlost," *'The Harvester," 'Xad- 
die," ^^Michael O'Halloran," ^The Song of 
the Cardinal," AND NOW— 


**One Success After Another" 

BOOKSELLERS are noting August Sev- 
enteenth, It is a milestone in a suc- 
cessful career. On that day another Gene 
Stratton-Porter book appears — ^another suc- 
cess in her long line of popular works. 

This is an opportunity to increase business 
at an unusual jump. The opportunity is 
measured by the fact that her works have 
sold more than nine million. 

According to all signs. Her Father's 
Daughter will have sales without precedent. 
A first edition of 250,000 is in preparation and 
behind that stands an extensive sales cam- 

Compare the price ($L75) and format of 
this book with any other book being published 
this fall. 

Information of our sales campaign sent you on request 

Doubleday, Page & Co. S|^ Garden City, New York 



Gene Stratton-Porter Day 

Her Father's 


by Gene Stratton-Porter 

AUGUST 17th 

July 2, iy2i 


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July 2, 1921 

"/ hold every man a debtor to his profession, 
front the which, as men of course do seek to 
receive countenance and profit, so ought they of 
duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, 
to be a help and ornament thereunto." — Bacon. 

A Notable Library Convention 

HOWEVER the debate may run as to the 
contribution of America to the world of 
letters, there can be little doubt about her 
contribution to the science of handling books 
and of putting them to the widest popular use. 

The 43rd annual convention of the American 
Library Association held at Swampscott, June 
20-27 not only showed clearly the rapidly in- 
creasing range of the library field, but the ses- 
sions brought forward new plans and new pro- 
grams that mean a tremendous confidence in 
progress just ahead. 

This great convention brought together 
nearly two thousand people from every state in 
the union. Five affiliated organizations held 
sessions during the same week and a dozen 
special groups within the association held meet- 
ings on their special subjects. The public's 
recognition of the importance of the meetings 
was shown by the large space given the re- 
ports in the Boston papers -and by the extent 
of the official welcome in which the Governor 
of Massachusetts, Mayors of Boston and Cam- 
bridge, the Corporation of Harvard, and the 
towns of Lexington and Concord took part. 

Of particular gratification to the book-trade 
was the cordial extension of hospitality in this 
direction. President Tyler, in her opening ad- 
dress, emphasized the need of co-operation 
among all those who are interested in the 
wider use of books. The week's meetings 
closed on Saturday night with a general ses- 
sion on "To-day's Tendencies in Book Pub- 
lishing and Distribution" with four speakers 
from the book-trade, Glenn Frank of Century 
Co., Alfred Harcourt of Harcourt, Brace & 
Co., Herbert F. Jenkins of Little, Brown & 
Co., and Frederic G. "Melcher of the National 
Association of Bcok Publishers and the Pub- 
lishers' Weekly. Among the resolutions 
passed at the last session was one of cordial 
greetings to the National Association of Book 

Publishers which has been organized since the 
last session of the Library Association. 

Another evidence of this spirit of co-opera- 
tion was the interest shown in the session of 
the Children's Section devoted to Children's 
Book Week. At another meeting the subject 
of religious books was actively discussed, show- 
ing that the public libraries are feeling the same 
growing interest in this field that has been dis- 
covered by the book-trade's Religious Book 
Week Committee. 

The library world seems completely organ- 
ized for steady progress, and publishers and 
booksellers will be ready to co-operate for "the 
best books for the greatest number at 'any* 

American Paper Production 

THE government has given out figures on 
the paper industry for 1919 which supply 
interesting data as to the magnitude of 
the industry, 


I9I4 I9I9 

Newsprint 1,313,000 1,324,000 

Book paper 

Plain 787,000 819,000 

Coated 1 17,000 132,000 

Plate, etc 9.000 10,000 

Wrapping paper 882,000 932,000 


1914 1919 

Newsprint ..$52,943,000 $98,560,000 

Book paper 

Plain 58,496,000 118,271,000 

Coated 1 1,606,000 24,010,000 

Plate 588.000 1,556,000 

Wrapping paper 49,373,000 114,936,000 

Other varieties of paper product showed 
similar increases in price tho these did not 
reach their height until well into 1920, the year 
following these official figures. 

A previous gQvernment estimate placed the 
amount of "book" paper used for books at 
about 6%, periodicals and job printing using; 
by far the larger share. If this rate is ap- 
plied to the 1919 production, 6% of 819,000 
tons is 50,000 tons. K the average book takes 
a pound of paper, this would mean 100,000,- 
000 books in the year which is perhaps not 
far from the production. 

When people are tempted to express regret 
that so many good trees have to be destroyed 
to produce our books, they might go further 
and notice that wrapping paper uses up about 
20 times what goes into books, wall-paper 
takes much more than books including in the 


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book totals all school books as well, and we 
use about three times as much pulp for 
blotting paper as we do for all the children's 
books that are manufactured. 

The Notable Book Months 

THE evidence seems to be accumulating 
that the fiction-buying world is to be 
startled into attention during August, 
1921, by a striking concentration on fiction 
publicity, headed by big titles by popular au- 
thors whose books always warrant large pub- 
licity expenditures, which may this year be 
even further increased owing to the competi- 
tion with each other and the general feeling 
that this can be a big book year. 

It has always been argued by publishers that 
heavy display advertising on leading titles 
stimulates the whole sale of fiction, and, if 
that be true, August should be a remarkable 
start at a busy fall. It would be invidious to 
pick out specific campaigns, as practically 
every publisher has heavy promotion under 
way, but the Harold Bell Wright campaign, the 
Gene Stratton-Porter promotion, James 
Oliver Curwood, Hall Caine, would be suf- 
ficient in themselves to indicate the magnitude 
of what will appear in press. As all of 
these are supplemented by heavy trade help 
and display material, the bookstores will be 
in a dazzling situation in what might other- 
wise have been quiet weeks. 

Take Along a Book 

A WIDER emphasis on the place of books 
in vacation time, proposed by the Year- 
Round Bookselling plan, is beginning to 
show up in a great deal of book publicity, and 
many newspaper columns are carrying booklists 
and book editorials that help to keep the subject 
to the front. Bookstores are reporting window 
displays which show that they are getting 
ready to rivet people's attention to the sum- 
mer book buying habit. John Lane Com- 
pany's new advertising has taken up the slogan 
of "Take Along A Book" and made a cartoon 
of it a prominent feature of their present ad- 
vertising copy. Macmillan's copy of the cur- 
rent week is headed "Summer is the Time for 
Books," and there are numbers of others. 

A half million little enclosure book lists 
have been prepared for retail imprint distribu- 
tion by Grosset and Dunlap with the picture 
of a vacation satchel on the cover, books much 
in evidence, and the legend "Take Along Books 
for the Vacation." 

Paper and Prohibition 

FRANCE is now buying paper and pulp 
from such countries as will admit her 
wines and liquors. 

Norway and Finland are practically excluded 
from the French market and Sweden gets the 

Paper Arbitration 

THE recent conference between the offi- 
cials of the International Paper Company 
and the officials of the international unions of 
paper mill workers and a hundred delegates 
from the local unions at the various plants 
of the Company in an effort to end the strike, 
which has tied up the international mil'ls 
since May 1st and brought idleness to seven 
thousand workers, came to naught. Officials 
at the International Paper Company say, 
however, that whether an agreement with the 
workers is reached or not the Company will 
resume business early in July. 

A committee of three, representing the 
striking employees of paper mills in this coun- 
try and Canada, exclusive of the Interna- 
tional Paper Company, whose plants have 
been closed since May i and May 11, met a 
committee of three representing the manufac- 
turers, June 29, at New York, and settled the 
wage dispute which caused the shutdown of 
the plants. The men will return to work at the 
same wage scale and working conditions that 
prevailed at the time they went on strike. 

Photo Engraving Costs 

SINCE the signing of the bill at Albany 
which made it impossible for the prices of 
photo-engraving to be upheld by an artificial 
and now illegal arrangement among the labor 
unions, there have been signs that the cost of 
plates might recede and thus make it possible 
for a wider use of illustrations in publicity and 
general publishing. Already prices in New 
York have been quoted as much as twenty 
per cent off from the former list, and out-of- 
town firms have come into the city with even 
lower rates. 

A Suggested Form for ''Monthly 

THE house of Putnam's recently adopted a 
form for the rendering of monthly statements 
that is a step in the direction of a needed stand- 
ardization for the trade generally. They are 
asking the publishing houses and others to ren- 
der accounts for merchandise bought for their 
retail shops, after the style of this form, and 
they hope it will be adopted widely. It visual- 
izes clearly the current month's purchases dis- 
tinct from the total indebtedness, carrying in a 
separate column the part of the month's pur- 
chases not yet due and adding to the net amount 
due for the month such earlier time bill as may 
be due. 

July 2, 1921 


A Short History of Printing 

By Carl P. Rollins 

Printer to Yale University 

[Part I. To 1562— The year of the Flight of the 
Printers from Mentz appeared in the June ii issue. 
Part II. The Spread of Printing in Western Europe, 
1462- 1500, in the June 25 issue.] 

WE have seen that the first direction 
taken by the new art of printing after 
it left its German birthplace was 
southward. In the land beyond the Alps the 
Renaissance had waked men's minds from 
the intellectual and artistic sluggishness of 
the later middle ages, and there was in 
northern Italy a group of independent cities 
where artists and craftsmen were welcomed 
and encouraged. We have noted that the 
first printing in Italy was at the instance of 
a priest of the church : and the church, how- 
ever notorious its leaders may have been, 
had not in the fifteenth and early sixteenth 
centuries issued its index expurgatonus, and 
many of its dignitaries were patrons of the 

Venice and Printing 
The arts flourished in Venice, side by side 
with the cultivation of the mind. In the 
later fifteenth century she was the home- of 
learning. Having long held the gorgeous 
east in fee, she had welcomed the refugee 
scholars from the Levant and Constanti- 
nople: she had received a ricji legacy of 
Greek and Latin manuscripts in 1474 from 
Cardinal Bessarion. She was a recognized 
outpost of Teutonic trade, with a German 
commercial headquarters located in her con- 
fines. She had developed the art of paper 
making to a high degree of skill. And her 
political independence gave her artisans and 
traders the peace and protection they needed, 
while the remarkable vigor and success of 
her foreign commerce had made rich her 
patriciate. While these conditions obtained 
to so large a degree in Venice, they held to 
a less extent in other cities of northern Italy. 
And if these full-tide activities of the Renais- 
sance stirred to tremendous result the artist 
in other lines of endeavor, they also acted 
favorably upon the new art of printing. 
Under such stimulus the craftsmen at work 
thruout Italy evolved new type faces, new 
formats, and new ideals of service to human- 
ity. These innovations are for convenience 
here treated in connection with the lives of 
the three men who at Venice gave them their 
vogue. While it has seemed best to confine 
this essay to these three men, it is well to 
remember that between 1470 and 1480 there 
were over fifty printers at Venice alone, some 
of them masters of the art, that the roll of 
printers in north Italy before 1500 would 
number several hundred. It is more conven- 
ient to speak of the Italian supremacy in 
printing in the terms of its three typical 

printers, realizing that they were the living 
embodiment of their times and the expression 
of its ideals and capacities. The three men 
whom I propose to consider as the three typi- 
cal Italian printers of the period 1470-1530, 
are Nicolas Jenson the Frenchman, Erhard 
Ratdolt the German, and Aldus Pius Manutius 
the Italian. 

I. Nicholas Jenson 
Nicolas Jenson was born in the Cham- 
pagne, in France, about 1420, and was by 
trade an engraver. He served his apprentice- 
ship in the Paris Mint, and later became Mas- 
ter of the Mint at Tours. He was obviously 
a man of some probity, as would become a 
man afterwards honored by the Pope, and 

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Sixtus IV, in the Italy of the Quattrocento 
was not likely to be annoyed by the easy 
morals of a man who left bequests in his will 
to "the mother of my children." We have seen 
that Jenson was sent to Mentz by Charles 
VII to learn the new art of printing, for which 
study his trade of engraver peculiarly fitted 
him. He did not settle in France, but next 
appears in Venice, where in 1469 he set up a 
press. He printed from the first in Roman 
letters, altho he later used black-letter, and 
became the foremost printer of his day. Three 
or four years 4ater he printed a number of 
works of a devotional and canonical nature, 
at which Pope Sixtus called him to Rome and 
made him Count Palatine — an honor of far 
less worth than Jenson's distinction of having 
designed the best form of Roman letter. He 


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returned to Venice, continued as a printer, 
found the art moderately remunerative, had 
three daughters and a son, and "died in 1480. 

Altho his books are well printed, and the 
earlier ones, before the art began to deterior- 
ate, were noble specimens of the art, the one 
outstanding contribution which he made was 
the perfection of the Roman letter. Whether 
he brought this type, as we see it in his books, 
to Venice with him, or whether the punches 
were cut after he went there, we do not know. 
Roman type was first employed (1469) in the 
production of a "Donatus" by Wendelin of 
Speyer, who was associated with his brother 
John, the first Venetian printer; but for sev- 
eral years the Italian presses, under the in- 
fluence of Italian art, had slowly been evolving 
the Roman style of letter. But the particular 
shape of the Roman letter as designed by 
Jenson, and first used in the "Eusebius" of 
1470, is in many respects the finest which has 
ever been used in the printing office. It was 
so successful that Jenson never had another 
font of Roman : that is, while he had several 
castings of the type, he had but one set of 
punches. And when in the last decade of the 
nineteenth century the English typographic re- 
formers (and in turn their American follow- 
ers) sought to restore vigor and dignity to the 
printed page, they took Jensen's type for their 
model. It is practically the norm of Roman 

Perfects Roman Letter 

The fact that Jenson did not invent the Ro- 
man letter, but perfected it, is typical of the 
work of the Venetian press : "Subiaco prob- 
ably preceded her in the production of books, 
Rome certainly in the illustration of books. 
Milan in printing Greek," but Venice carried 
to perfection all these good works begun at 
diverse places in Italy. Milan did indeed issue 
the first book ever printed in Greek, the Greek 
Grammar of Lascaris, issued in 1476, but whole 
books in Greek were excessively rare. Jensen 
did not print a book in that language, tho he 
did have a Greek font for printing words and 
short extracts within the Latin text of his 
books. The earliest printers, not possessing 
these characters, left blank spaces where the 
words could be filled in by a calligrapher. Jen- 
son's Greek was an appropriate type design: 
we shall see later that Aldus, who was not a 
trained printer, and who attacked his problem 
from a different angle, had a different kind 
of Greek. Jenson's was, if I am not mistaken, 
more typographic than calligraphic — he went 
back to the older true Greek forms, while 
Aldus took the handwriting of his Greek ed- 
itor and proofreader for a model. Thus in his 
Roman letter and in his Greek, Jenson seems 
to have had an unerring sense of the finest pos- 
sible shape of letter in each case, each wholly 
suitable to the kind of printing which he was 

Jenson, like the multitude of printers al- 
ready at work took the Latin classics for his 
field, tho we have seen that he published also 
devotional and canonical works. His books are 

all folios and quartos, and it is assumed that 
they were all issued in rather large editions, 
tho there is no record of their quantities. His 
contemporary, John of Speyer, is satis fy- 
ingly exact in giving information as to his 
own productivity: of one book he printed one 
hundred copies, of another the same, and he 
was nearly three months doing the work; of 
another book he printed two editions of three 
hundred copies each, taking four months for 
the work. But the fact is that Jenson was the 
leading printer of his day, and his earlier books 
especially are among the choicest products of 
the press. 

2. Erhard Ratdolt 

It had been the custom of the early printers 
to print only the type or text portion of a 
work, and allow the initials and illuminations 
to be put in by the hand of the scribe. The 
casual examination of any early printed book 
will reveal the fact that this was the common 
practice, and that sometimes the scribe's work 
was never completed. It is not at all unusual 
to find books with large white spaces left for 
the initial, a small letter being printed in the 
area, to show what the letter is to be. 

Since even the wealthy purchasers of books 
did not always take the pains to have these 
lacunae filled in, it was obvious that the poorer 
scholars, upon whom the great number of 
Italian printers must depend for their sales, 
would not and could not be expected to hire 
a calligrapher to finish what the printer had 
begun. So, as with all the other innovations 
brought to full perfection at Venice, Italian 
printers sought to overcome this difficulty by 
engraving initial letters and borders of an 
ornamental nature and printing "them at the 
same time that the type work was done. Ulric 
Hahn used such devices at Rome in 1467. prob- 
ably engraving his designs on metal, tho they 
were typographically printed. It is to Erhard 
Ratdolt, a Venetian printer, that we owe the 
full development of the custom, however. He 
worked as a printer, in partnership with Pictor 
and Loslein from 1476 to 1478, and later had 
his own^ press. The initials, borders and deco- 
rative designs which he used, engraved on 
wood or metal, and printed sometimes in red, 
sometimes in black, are bold, vigorous and 
well-drawn. They show an elaborate inter- 
laced pattern, frequently with the printer's mark 
at the bottom, and their use marked the final 
step away from the old hand written manu- 
script. Ratdolt not only used borders, in- 
itials, etc., but he also developed the illus- 
trated book, one of the earliest of which was 
the "Chronica, seu Fasciculus Temporum," is- 
sued from his press in 1480, with a picture 
of Noah's Ark (a favorite of the early illus- 
trator : the Nuremberg Chronicle has a de- 
lightful picture of it) and a view of Venice. 
This book, like m.anv of Ratdolt's. was printed 
in black-letter — for the Venetian printer, while 
he usually used Roman, also printed many of 
his books in various forms of black-letter. Rat- 
dolt's work is of value l->ecause of what he 

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did to complete the emancipation of book print- 
ing from dependence on the scribe : we have 
now to consider the life and work of the 
most interesting and in many ways the most 
important of all the printers of Venice. 

printer because he wanted to issue the Greek 
classics for the benefit of the scholars who 
needed the texts, and he was a printer because 
he had to learn the art before he could make 
his work available to the reader. Jenson may 




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3. Aldus Pius Manutius Romanorum 

Jenson came to be a printer because he was 
an expert craftsman, and because he had been 
commissioned to learn the secrets of his craft 
by his sovereign. He was primarily a printer, 
trained in the methods of the printing office 
under good instruction, and blessed with the 
craftsman's ability to work out practical de- 
tails and give pleasing form to the work of his 
hands. Aldus, on the other hand, became a 

he said to have been a printer-publisher, Aldus, 
a publisher-printer. The one gave enduring 
and perfect shape to the Roman letter, the 
ether released a vast literature to the world, 
and was the first of that long and ingenious 
line of printers who sought to "give the cus- 
tomer what he wants." 

Aldus was born at Sermoneta, near Rome, 
in 1450. He was well educated at Rome and 
lerrara, and became a "shy, taciturn and 
awkward" student of the classics. For twenty 


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years he was a tutor in the household of the 
Prince of Carpi, where he conceived the idea 
of pubHshing for scholars the Greek classics 
which were then only available in manuscript 
form. No Greek books, save only four, had 
been published in the original tongue, when he 
decided to go to Venice and inaugurate his 
^reat scheme. Venice, as we have seen, was 
the center of learning in Italy, and was the 
logical place for the finding of the Greek 
manuscripts, for the selection of Greek schol- 
ars fit to edit the texts^ and for the printing of 
the books; for while Milan had already printed 
one of the four existent volumes in Greek, 
Venice had become the principal town for the 
production of printing. Here Aldus set up his 
press, and in 1494 issued his first volumes — the 
Galeomyomachia and the De Herone et Leandro. 
From these tentative beginnings he rapidly went 
forward in the production and publication of 
the Greek texts, until interrupted by the civil 
commotions of 1506 which resulted in the cap- 
ture of Venice. He fled the city, but was back 
again in 1507, tho he had so impoverished him- 
self that he was forced to seek help from his 
father-in-law, the printer Andlrea de Torresani 
— ^he who had become the possessor of Jenson's 
punches. When Aldus arrived in Venice that 
city had over one hundred and sixty printers 
and publishers, and it is quite possible that the 
market was glutted with books : furthermore the 
expense of cutting the punches and casting the 
characters for a Greek font was ten or twelve 
times that of a font of Roman or black-letter; 
so that it is not to be wondered at that Aldus 
was short of money. Aldus seems not to have 
made much money at printing, or at any rate 
ihe did not save much, tho his father-in-law had 
made a competence, and another Venetian 
printer, Tomaso Giunta, left legacies of one 
hundred thousand ducats apiece to his two 
daughters. We wonder if he made it at print- 
ing. Aldus printed until his death in 1515: 
and his body was laid in state in the church of 
San Paternian, surrounded by copies of his 
many editions. 

The Venetian Academy 
Aldus's "title to the high place which he 
holds in the history of the Press is due to his 
eager desire to popularize learning, and to the 
success which he achieved in this direction, by 
the introduction of his italic type, and by his 
octavo (or small) volumes of the Latin classics 
and his editiones principes of the Greeks." He 
came to Venice with a perfectly definite purpose 
and he spared no labor or pains to accomplish 
his end. He even half-starved Erasmus, who 
was for a time a member of his household and 
a corrector of the press, and the great scholar 
never forgot the short commons, nor failed to 
jibe at the printer when opportunity oflfered. 
In order to provide the necessarv editorial ma- 
chinery for the great endeavor, Aldus founded 
the famous Venetian Academy, whose members 
spoke only Greek (after the school of Venice- 
on-the-Adriatic, presumably). The Academi- 
cians prepared for the press the Greek texts 
which Aldus needed, and the Academy became 

a valuable adjunct to the revival of learning 
in Europe. It is true that their treatment of 
manuscripts was frequently abominable — they 
showed as little regard for the old parchments 
as the devotees of I'art nouveau have ever 
done — until there was a marked disinclination 
on the part of the owners to allow the use of 
their Greek originals. All the while Aldus 
pushed on the work of editing and printing 
with intense energy, and a speed sometimes 
more eager than wise. The work yet to be done 
and the shortness of the time to do it all in, 
pressed him on, and books fell from his press 
in rapid succession. "Festina lente?" Not yet. 

The Octavo 

The teacher and the scholar, however, could 
ill afford the large folios and quartos which the 
richer nobles and clergy now bought in place 
of the manuscripts of a former age. The 
teacher and the scholar needed cheaper books — 
ever and ever the cry went forth for cheaper 
editions. To meet this insistent demand, Aldus, 
true child of the Renaissance, and disregard- 
ing tradition, devised two new ways to econo- 
mize space — the italic letter and the octavo 
book. The first of these, in common with the 
Greek type which he used, was designed from 
the handwriting of a friend ; the one from, pos- 
sibly, Petrarch, the other from Aldus's house- 
hold inmate and corrector of manuscripts, Mar- 
cus Musurus. The inclined italic letters had 
no capitals, but small capitals of the upright 
Roman form were used, slightly spaced away 
from the lower case letters. The size was ap- 
proximately our pica, and the design and cut- 
ting produced a remarkably legible face which 
would permit of setting a great deal more matter 
to the page. But the folio and quarto pages 
were too large for the new type face, so Aldus 
reduced the size of the type page, folded his 
paper once more, and revolutionized the sizes 
of books by producing the octavo. This was 
not what we commonly know as the octavo, but 
a folded size of about four inches wide by six 
inches high. It was a radical innovation, for 
while the block-ibooks had been small ones, 
since the Bible of 42 lines practically all books 
had been either folios or quartos. The new size 
made the books which came from the Aldine 
Press easy to handle, and they were cheap, 
costing less than a dollar in our present 

The production of Aldus's Greek type, of 
which he had nine different fonts, was a tre- 
mendous accomplishment. The liberal use of 
ligatures and tied letters, which lent an air of 
elegance to his books, suggested the chirographic 
original, but it entailed enormous labor and 
expense. There were some six hundred char- 
acters, which have, in the course of time been 
greatly reduced; but the Greek type of the 
modern printer is essentially that of Aldus. 
His Roman letters, while scarcely so good as 
those of Jenson, were large, fair, round letters, 
of which he had some fourteen fonts, as com- 
pared with Jenson's one. 

When we examine the hooks which Aldus 
printed we find less of interest in the quality of 

July 2, 1 92 1 


his work, high tho that is, and lovely in its use 
of italic and spaced capitals, than in its range 
and its value to learning. The productivity of 
his press was enormous, as was that of most of 
the early presses. In the two years before his 
death he issued twenty- two books, eight of them 
folios, and in the course of his printing-pub- 
lishing career he sent out no less than one 
hundred and twenty-six editions, seventy-eight 
of them folios and quartos, and some of them 
in more than one volume — no mean record. His 
most famous illustrated book is the Hypneroto- 
machia, issued in 1499, and beautifully orna- 
mented with pictures, engraved probably on 
metal, but typographically printed. His device 

was an anchor (for stability) and a dolphin 
(for speed) with the later addition of old age's 
motto, "Festina lente" — make haste slowly. It 
is one of the best known printer's marks because 
of Aldus's many editions, as well as because of 
its use by the English publisher Pickering, the 
"modern disciple of Aldus." 

Thus very briefly, as is necessary in such a 
series of articles as this, I have touched on the 
distinguishing characteristics of Italian print- 
ing in its greatest day. Only once more, years 
later, did Italy have a great printer, in Bodoni; 
the supremacy in the now well-known and skil- 
fully practised art passes to France, and we 
shall see how France rose to the occasion. 

The Handling of Book Orders 

Maison du Livre Francais Gets Into New Building 

THE Maison du Livre Frangais has been 
installed since April 25th in its new quar- 
ters, 24 rue Felibien. In spite of the con- 
fusion which is an inevitable accompaniment 
of all moving, its service went on without a 
day's interruption, says the Official Bulletin 
notably the sorting out and placing of orders 
and the sending of group correspondence which 
must not be delayed after the period of definite 
organizing which follows the moving. The 
M. L. F. is going to be in a position to per- 
form for the publishers and booksellers of 
France and other countries all the service 
that they expect from a central incorporated 
organ and commission house as strongly 
established as it is. 

Immediately upon installation, the M. L. F. 
organized the service which it had advertised 
but had not been able to perform before on 
account of the cramped temporary quarters. 
It is not available for any but stockholders. 
The rates and conditions were sent to these 
latter in the latter part of April, They are as 
follows : 

The booksellers who are members of the 
Council of Administration and for whom the 
AI. L. F. has been performing this service for 
three months have found it very satisfactory. 
It makes low charges possible by which the 
booksellers profit and insures quicker handling. 
The M. L. F. supplies the bags to the number 
of 3 for I delivery per week, 6 for 2 deliveries, 
etc.; each bag can be used for at least 30 trips 
without need of repairs. On the street floor 
are metal boxes to receive the deliveries from 
the publishers and the orders made direct to 
the M. L. F, The ca^es for the foreign book- 
sellers are situated on the second floor. 

The packing tables and the shipping offices 
are arranged as conveniently as possible so that 
the work can be done with the greatest speed. 
Each case has on it the bookseller's number, 
and the necessary instructions from him. Two 
invoices are sent — one for the commission, the 
other for the handhng, as the two services 
are distinct, and the books bought on commis- 
sion are not put with the packages sent from 
the publishers until the moment of departure. 


In a bag Wrapped in heavy 

By express f r. 0.08 0.12 per kilo (2 lb.) 

By freight fr. 0.08 0.12 

By Parcel Post 

per 20 lb fr. i.oo 1.25 per package 

per ID lb fr. 0.75 i.oo per package 

per 6 lb f r. 0.50 0.75 per package 

Without re-wrapping 



Purchase of books on commision 7% of the 
net price. 

Packages . are sent according to the direc- 
tions given by the bookseller: in bags or 
wrapped; by parcel post or express; every 
day, three times a week (Monday, Wednesday, 
Friday), twice a week (Tuesday and Thurs- 
day), or once a week (Friday). The use of 
bags is earnestly recommended. 

In order to avoid errors and delays that are 
equally annoying to everybody, the M. L. F. 
has printed a certain number of tags which it 
furnishes free to publishers. It requests that 
they make use of these, not from an excess 
of formality, but as a guarantee of order 
and accuracy that will be everywhere 


The Publishers' Weekly 

The Story of a Bookshop Expert 

By Frederick D. Hartman 


(This story was begun in the June i8th number- 
Just as Mayfield was about to call a staff meeting 
and explain that slack summer business demanded 
laying off some of the clerks, G. Pelham Crandall, 
bookshop efficiency expert, appeared and proposed a 
plan which would make this curtailment unneces- 
sary — in fact, impossible. 

IT was with considerable anxiety that May- 
field waited for the month to pass, when he 
was absent from his bookshop. Only Cran- 
dall's unquestionable references had led him 
to keep this part of their strange bargain. 
As the train pulled in on the morning of 
June tenth Mayfield was the first of all the 
passengers to alight and he scurried thru the 
station to catch a car. So great was his 
hurry that he did not notice a fairly large 
sign neatly framed in the entry way, bearing 
the foUowing text: 

"Literary Surprise Packages! 
Assorted from the latest books and magazines. 
Prices $1.50 to $50.00. 
Parcel delivered to train. 
1 190 Main Street, 
Tel. St. Louis 5000.'* 
When Mayfield came up to his store there 
was a group of eight or ten persons as- 
sembled around a bulletin board on which 
were placed several clippings of newspaper 
reviews of "\Vhite Shadows in the South 
Seas." Also one of the paper wrappers 
of the book and a colored map of the South 
Sea Islands with the itinerary of the author 
marked with red-headed thumb tacks, were 
displayed. At the base enclosed in a glass 
covered box was a copy of the book itself 
opened at one of the illustrations. Below 
this was affixed the short notice : "Watch 
this daily bulletin for LIVE BOOKS !" May- 
field turned from this board to the window 
which was plastered with quotations from 
reviews of many novels and travel books with 
ribbons leading to a copy of the book itself. 
On the other side, the window was filled with 
book cases right up against the glass. All 
the shelves were packed with books standing 
upright, the titles facing out. A card below 
read : "This is an example of the English 
Method of Window Display." 

Mayfield entered the store and the first 
thing that caught his eye was a large booth 
in the back of the store. Crandall who came 
up to greet him anticipated his question and 
explained : "I see you are looking at our new 
booth? That I had made for the National 
Railways to use as an information bureau 
for travellers and tourist ticket office. As 
you know they are making a strong bid for 
tourist trade and as they had no downtown 
ti'cket office I got them to come here. We 
supply the booth to them rent free, but in 

return they supply a girl to sell stamps, post 
cards, view books, etc., for us. This has en- 
abled us to do away with our stamp desk in 
the front of the store and gives us an extra 
clerk. The advantage of course lies chiefly 
in the number of transients we expect their 
bureau will bring into the store. Notice of 
its being situated here is stamped on all the 
time tables and literature and also notices 
are posted prominently in the various sta- 
tions." At this point Crandall was called to 
the telephone and Mayfield then noticed the 
neatness with which the novels were dis- 
played. He lifted several from the shelves 
and could not discover a speck of dust. At 
any rate Crandall had got the stock well 
dusted he thought to himself. A framed sign 
on the forward bookcase attracted his atten- 
tion. It read: 

"The bookstock is divided into different 
departments, and our patrons will find their 
requirements more readily supplied if they 
apply to the proper clerk, as obviously the 
stock is too large for each clerk to be in- 
formed on the whole of it. 
Order department and special book depart- 
ment — Mr. Harter. 
General Fiction, Essays, etc. — Miss Tittle- 
finch, Miss Wilson, assistant. 
Children's Books — Miss Conrad. 
Technical Books and Reference Books — 

Miss Kennedy. 
School Books^ — Miss Henderson. 

"We will gladly supply lists of books on 
any subject and where possible supply copies 
on approval." 

Crandall returning noticed Mayfield smile 
rather sceptically after reading this notice 
and said : "My reason for having that notice 
placed so prominently was chiefly to let the 
staff understand that each one was publicly 
recognized as in charge of certain definite 
work and to stimulate his desire to become 
as well informed as possible in that particular 
subject. It was of course a simple thing for 
me to come in as I did and get everyone to 
pitch in and clean up the stock, but my ex- 
perience has taught me that it^ is necessary 
to dust over every book every single day and 
this soon becomes a very dull burden for the 
clerks if all they have to consider is remov- 
ing the dust. However, if a clerk is anxious 
to become an authority on the ^ books and 
literature in a certain department,* going over 
the stock daily is a pleasure and not simply 
mechanical work. The result is that the 
books, in the first place, are clean, which 
greatly adds to their attraction: in the sec- 
ond placs, the books are nearly always in 
their proper location and can be displayed at 

July 2, 1 92 1 


once tQ a customer with a lot of searching. 
Once a clerk's pride in his work has been 
aroused the manager is relieved of the task 
of continually outlining work for him to do 
to keep busy. Since Miss Tittlefinch, for in- 
stance, has been recognized as in charge of 
the general fiction she read more of the books 
and reviews I dare say than for tlie preceding 
six months. Of course, the more intimate 
her knowledge of the contents of the books, 
the better her ability to make suggestions and 
recommendations to her customers. I have 
made the rule that any member of the staff 
may have two books from stock out at a time 
on condition that each one reads at least one 
book a week from his own stock, and each 
one must write a short review of the book 
he has read and read this review at our 
weekly meeting. This gives the clerks drill 
in learning to describe the contents of a book, 
which is an essential asset in selling and 
also familiarizes the rest of the staflf with 
books which they may not have read. And 
the chief point is that it keeps every clerk 
busy — there is something to think about and 
do and plan every minute when not waiting 
upon a customer. Another object of this 
directory of names posted here is to get the 
patrons on a friendlier basis with the clerks. 
If a customer knows a clerk's name and 
feels that the clerk has a thoro knowledge of 
the stock in his charge then there is little 
danger of ever losing that customer. Also 
the staff is instructed to learn as quickly as 
possible the names of all the customers that 
come into the store and be very particular 
to address them by name. This creates a 
nmich p'leasanter atmosphere for the cus- 

Now take the case of your man Harter. 
When I came in here it took him about two 
hours a day to do his regularly assigned 

work and the rest of the time when he was 
not serving some customer he was looking up 
advertisements for another job that would 
pay more money. I had a little talk with Tifm 
and gave him to understand that if he could 
actually produce results here he would be 
paid accordingly, and that it was purely up 
to him how much his salary check amounted 
to. He now is working nights on the job 
and thinks of nothing but the business here. 
He edits the windows and the bulletin board 
which we have put up out in front. This 
board is changed every day and is becoming 
a regular source of interest to a considerable 
number of people. The Mail featured it as 
a novelty of interest in last Sunday's edition. 
Harter also makes copies of short quotations 
from interesting reviews of current book^ and 
pastes them on the paper wrappers. While 
it is difficult to state how much this may 
affect the sales directly, yet there is an un- 
questioned indirect effect, because people no- 
tice that things are done here that other 
dealers do not take the trouble to do and the 
feeling at once is aroused that we are right 
on the job. The second indirect effect of this 
work is on Harter, who is gaining quite a 
knowledge of the books which he is advertis- 
ing and this makes him all the more valuable 
as a salesman. Our clerks when asked about 
a book now do not have to reply — '"Oh, that's 
a very fine book," or "That's a very good 
seller." They can actually tell what the book 
is about and furnish the information which 
will either save a customer from buying a 
book he does not want, or else indicate that 
the book in question is just what is wanted. 
Either of which is equally valuable in my 

By this time it was twelve o'clock and 
Mayfield and Crandall went out together for 
lunch. {To he couiinued) 

English Book-Trade News 

(From Our London Correspondent) 

IN spite of the continuing and disastrous 
coal strike, bookselling is holding up its head. 
The cheap reprint is in great demand, and 
even the serious book is securing a fair quota 
of buyers. Of course, a number of important 
books are being held over until the fall, when 
a very vigorous time may be expected. For- 
tunately, there are signs of peace between the 
mine owners and the miners, and things will 
then begin to right themselves. The number 
of unemployed is a huge total, and it will take 
a long time to absorb again all of those who 
have been thrown out of a job, while it will 
mean a steady application of the best brains 
in the country to revive the businesses which 
have so materially suffered as a result of this 
frightful industrial upheaval. Everyone has 
felt the trouble in some way or another, and 
all will be glad of a settlement. It is next to 
marvellous that bookselling has gone on as 
well as it has. Most publishers called off 

their salesmen because of the decreased orders 
and because it was physically impossible to 
make the necessary connections owing to the 
much depleted train service. But it looks as 
tho the strike will end in time to plan out 
schemes for fall traveling. It is everyone's 
earnest hope that it may be so. for the whole 
country is weary of the business. And then, 
too, there is a ray of hope in the Irish situ- 
ation. If this gets cleared up, we may look 
for a tremendou> revival in bookselling. It 
is a little astonishing in view of the black 
happenings of the past few weeks, that the 
cost of book materials has not gone up. They 
have either remained stationary or they have 
eased somewhat. Take paper. The present 
price of the paper ordinarily used in a novel 
is now about 14 cents per pound; before the 
war it cost som.ething like 5 cents. The paper 
used in the cheap reprint costs 6 to 8 cents 
per pound, whereas in pre-war days the price 


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was about 4 cents. Then the very cheap 
newsprint is 5 to 6 cents per pound. Not 
long since it was fetching 14 cents a pound, 
or thereabouts; in August, 1914, the cost was 
something like 2 to 3 cents. 

Major Putnam delivered a fine address to 
a large number of members of the Lyceum 
Club, Piccadilly, London, last week. This 
club is composed of all the famous women 
of the literary and artistic world. His talk 
was on "The Evolution of the Book,*' and it 
was very fascinating. The speaker traced the 
history of the book from earliest times up to 
the present day. His memory and knowledge 
of his subject were remarkable, while the 
caustic wit which ran thru his address made 
it one of the most delightful literary talks that 
the club has had the pleasure of hearing for 
a long time. iMany English publishers and 
editors were guests. 

A cable message from Germany reports that 
Scandinavian classics, scientific works, and 
novels are being printed in Leipzig and owing 
to the low German foreign postal rates it is 
cheaper to post Swedish or Danish trade cir- 
culars from Germany than from home centers. 

The best selling novels in England at the 
moment are : 

Beresford's "Revolution" 

Driver's "Far to Seek" 

Macauley's "Dangerous Ages" 

Wadslev's "Almond Blossoms" 

Rohmer's "Bat Wing" 

Oppenheim's "The Devil's Paw" 
While the non-fiction books which are doing 
well include the following: 

"Memoirs of Count Witte" 

Master's "Domesday Book" 

Squire's "Selection from Modern Poets" 

A. M.'s "Anthology of Modern Verse" 

Duster's "Glass of Fashion" 

Wright's "Supreme War Council." 

Grant Richards continues his excellently 
planned advertisements in the Times Literary 
Supplement. He always gives them an unusu- 
ally fresh angle, and they probably have more 
readers than any other publishers' announce- 
ments. His most recent pronouncement is of 
considerable interest to American publishers 
and booksellers. He expressed himself on 

the sale of copies sent to newspapers for re- 
view. Here it is: 

The trade journal Book-Post has been in- 
teresting itself in the sale of review copies, 
and in the course of its inquiry has elicited 
some sensible views from Mr. Denny of the 
Strand. One opinion of his, however, I should 
like to challenge. He says : "If I were a pub- 
lisher and an advertiser, and saw that my 
books were not receiving proper notice, I 
should very quickly withdraw my advertise- 
ment." Of course, much depends on Mr. 
Denny's interpretation of the word "proper," 
but if there is in this matter of advertising 
one thing more certain than another it is that 
the publisher who only advertises in journals 
where his books get good reviews will be tak- 
ing his money to the very worst market. 
Rather will the publisher who has sense take 
space in those papers whose reviews are 
speedy and capable and honest and interesting, 
without particular reference to the treatment 
meted out to his own particular books. Those 
punctual plaudits that, if I do not do him an 
injustice, Mr. Denny would like to see make 
dull reading; there is not much chance of the 
advertisements being read on a literary page 
which is dull and incapable. Briefly, a literary 
paper or a book page is appreciated for its 
salt and not for its butter, and the capable 
and honest critic helps publisher and bookseller 
far more than he who, whether on the in- 
structions of his editor or from his own in- 
capacity to distinguish, gives a few lines of 
placid approval to most of the books that 
come his way. 

Major Putnam sails from Southamoton on 
June 15. by the Olympia, for New York. 

The National Book Trade Provident So- 
ciety held its annual meeting at Essex Hall. 
It was a vigorous meeting, and a well balanced 
Commmittee of Management was elected for 
the ensuing year. Among the members se- 
lected were such well known publishers and 
booksellers as Cecil Palmer. L. Chaundy. 
Jonathan Cape, F. J. Rymer. George H. 
Grubb, J. Longhurst, Charles Young. W. T. 
W^hittaker, A. Wilson. Mr. W. Meredith 
who is at present on a voyage round the world, 
was elected President. 

Children's Book Week at the Library Convention 

OVER four hundred librarians of the 
Children's Section of the American 
Library Association gathered Tuesday 
afternoon, June 21st, to discuss Children's 
Book Week at the Swampscott Library Con- 
vention. Alice I. Hazeltine of the St. Louis 
Public Library presided at the meeting. The 
past history of the Children's Book Week 
movement and its present plans and activ- 
ities were outlined by Frederic G. Melcher, 
chairman of the Children's Book Week Com- 
mittee. This fall will see the third Children's 
Book Week, and this year it will reach a 
truly national scope. Mr. Melcher's speech 

showed clearly the development of the idea. 
The first year, as Mr. Melcher said, he had 
"offices in his own head," tho the mechanics 
of the plan were carried out from the Pub- 
lishers' Weekly office. The second year 
Children's Book Week was a very much larger 
thing under the auspices of the new Pub- 
lishers' Association, and this year it will be a 
very much more important part of national 
book distribution. Miss Clara Whitehill 
Hunt, Supervisor of Children's Work in the 
Brooklyn Library, spoke on Children's Book 
Week from the librarian's point of view. 
Miss Hunt spoke of the value of "The 

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Bookshelf for Boys and Girls." She urged 
the co-operation of librarians in the present 
enthusiastic bookselling movement. Miss 
Hunt stressed the importance of new books 
for children, a part of children's reading 
which librarians do not stress enough. Miss 
Bertha E. Mahony, of the Boys' and Girls' 
Bookshop, Boston, was the third speaker, 

She spoke on Children's Book Week from 
the bookseller's point of view. Members of 
the Children's Section were supplied with 
cards by means of which orders could be sent 
in to the Children's Book Week Committee 
headquarters for posters and other material, 
including reproductions of the Thomas 
Bailey Aldrich bookcase. 

The Books for Bride's Campaign 

IN co-operation with the Year-Round Bbok- 
selling plan for June, the Tribune Institute 
in the Sunday, June 19th, New York Tribune 
had a full page on "Books for the Bride." 
The page was headied, "The Practicing, Pro- 

housekeper. Little Brown had an ad for the 
"Boston Cooking School Cook Bbok." Harper 
and Dutton each had similar ads. The largest 
ad on the page was Brentano's. It had 
a cut of a young couple before a bookcase 


fessing Housekeeper Must Have a Library," 
with the sub-heads, " 'Word-of-Mouth' Meth- 
ods No Longer Hold: the Practical Cook Has 
Her Book," and "No Profession Touches on 
More Branches of Learning Than That of 
Homemaking." These show the tone of the 
article, which stressed the value to the young 
housekeeper of the information to be found 
in various kinds of 'books.' There were brief 
bibliographies giving title, author and pub- 
lisher of books on various household ques- 
tions: interior decoration; gardening; sewing 
and laundering; dietetics, nursing and child 
feeding; cookery; household engineering, man- 
aging and machinery; canning and preserving. 
Several of the publishers had taken advan- 
tage of the page for display advertising of 
books which would be an aid to the young 

partially filled with books, and the caption, 
"Books Will Solve Many of the Newlywed's 
Problems." One argument for owning books 

"In these complex days of city living, the 
brides are denied t^e privilege of 'running 
over to mother's' with their troubles. The 
brides of unsympathetic Bagdad-on-the- Subway 
cannot even ask the neighbors — for who. 
among the brides of New York, is blessed 
with a neighbor ? But books ! These the 
bride of 1921 can have, and must have." 

This is only part of the very effective cam- 
paign for "books for brides," which Brentano 
has carried on this month. The cut on this 
page shows the window display illustrative of 
the campaign slogan. The window had in it 
various practical hooks for the bride with 


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white ribbons running from the books up to 
a central point, vividly suggesting a book 
shmver, and a number of copies of the June 
issue of Good Housekeping, some of which 
were open to show May Lamberton Becker's 
article on books for the bride. The ad on 
the Tribune Institute page mentioned above, 
was only one of those used in Brentano's 
newspaper campaign. Twelve separate adver- 
tisements were run, covering a period of one 
month at short intervals, three papers being 
used. Each advertisement contained appropri- 
ate art work and fresh copy, which stressed 
the following points : the modern bride is often 
unprepared for her job of homemaking, but 
the knowled(ge she lacks is all ready to her 
hand in books; book showers are a new fash- 
ion; book showers are less expensive than 
old- fashioned linen and tinware showers — the 
following phrase iwas used — "Set your own 
price, and we will help a-ou get the most 
for your money"; books are the best friends 
in the long lonely days after the companionship 
of the honeymoon. 

Index to Publishers' Weekly 

Copies of the title page and Index to 
the Publishers' Weekly, V'olume 99, 
(January-June, 1921) will be furnished 
to any subscriber desiring them for 
binding. The Publishers' Weekly. 

The Book Caravan 

As all readers of the Publishers' Weekly 
know the famous Book Caravan has 
started on its second summer tour. For the 
first part of its itinerary a brief account of its 
plans for this season appeared in the June 4th 
issue. The Caravan has been touring Con- 
necticut, visiting the Connecticut State Library 
Association. Recently the Caravan encamped 
in the grounds of the New Ocean House at 
Swampscott, Mass., where it attracted the at- 
tention of hundreds of librarians at the annual 
Conference of the American Library Associa- 
tion, June 20-25. From Swampscott the Cara- 
van starts for its Cape Cod tour. 

A two-page illustrated article about the 
Book Caravan appeared in the July number 
of the Green Book. 

The further itinerary of the Caravan is : 

Cohasset June 28 

Scituate . . . ' June 29 

Duxbury June 30 

Marion July 1,2 

Sandwich July 5; 

Falmouth July 6, 7 

Wood's Hole July 8 

Cotuit July 9 

Wianno July 1 1 

Hyannis July 12, 13 

Chatham July 14, 15 

Provincetown July 16-20 

Yarmouthport July 21, 22 

Barnstable July 23 

Manomet July 25 

Librarians Propose Book Wagons 

AT the recent forty-third annual Confer- 
ence of the American Library Associa- 
tion, at Swampscott, Mass., the Publicity 
Committee presented a report, the tenor of 
W'hich was : 

There seems to be everywhere an increased 
book hunger in America. Library circulations 
and the demands of public book service from 
public libraries are growing faster than li- 
brary incomes. The individual book is news 
no\yadays as never before. Newspapers edi- 
torialize and feature books ; magazines and 
newspapers issue special book pages and 
bookshelf sections, ministers preach about 
new books, still this book hunger is largely 

The Publicity Committee of the American 
Library Association suggests as a partial 
remedy the fitting out of an A. L. A. book 
wagon. Such a book wagon should be a 
demonstration reading room, with shelves, 
carefully selected books, a reading table and 
chairs. Four persons would be needed to 
form its staff: an organizer who knows books 
and library work, with an ability to address 
audiences, an advance and follow-uo oublicity 
agent to stimulate and foster enthusiasm 
along the route of the book wagon, an as- 
sistant organizer, and a driver. Such a book 
wagon would go out under the joint auspices 
of the A. L. A. and the State Librarv Com- 
mission or State Department of Education. 
It would ahvays be desirable to obtain an 
invitation from a state before entering it and 
to link the work with local and state insti- 
tutions. In order to finance it, supplements 
to the five thousand dollars now in the hands 
of the A. L. A. for book publicity (given for 
that purpose alone) would have to be ob- 
tained, perhaps from educational founda- 
tions. The cost of the car and its equip- 
ment would be about five thousand dollars, 
and the cost of its operation for six months, 
including salaries, gas, oil, repairs, printing 
and postap^e. would probab^- ^e about ten 
thousand dollars. Such book wagons would 
be of most value in book hungry states, 
w^here libraries are infrequent, and in one or 
two library states, where library incomes 
need boosting. 

Another method suggested by the Publicity 
Committee of bringing books and people to- 
gether is the preparation of booklists in co- 
operation with national, industrial, educa- 
tional, economic, and social groups or or- 
ganizations, and recommends that the A. L. 
A. do the editorial work in preparing such 
lists and that the national group co-operated 
wnth have the responsibility of the publication 
and distribution. It is suggested that the A. 
L. A. share of the work be done at the A. L. 
A. headquarters, perhaps largely by the 
Booklist staff, wnth the co-operation of the 
Publicity Committee and others appointed as 
advisors for the work. 

July 2, IC)2I 



An Uncorrected GaWe}? 


"Who," demanded the Alabama teacher, 
*'wrote 'Paradise Lost'?" There was not the 
slightest hesitation in the beaming reply : "F. 
Scott Fitzgerald!" They're right up to the 
minute down in Alabam! 

New York Evening Post. 


Doubleday, Page & Company have a traveler 
F. Henry and an author O. Henry. A letter 
addressed simply to Mr. Henry was forwarded 
to F. Henry, then on the Pacific G^ast, who, 

on opening the mail, was rather surprised to 
find the following on the letterhead of the 
president of a western bank: 

"Dear Mr. O. Henry: 

"Will you do a courtesy and kindness for a 
sweet winsome baby, with blue eyes and chubby 
fists? She is my daughter, born August twenty- 
sixth, nineteen twenty. I am collecting a book 
of autographs of the prominent, public men of 
the day, which she may have and treas.ure when 
she grows up to maturity. Will you be so gracious 
as to sign your name and title or occupation, with 
date, on enclosed card, and mail in enclosed en- 

"My object is unselfish and not mercenary and 
the above letter-head exhibits my standing and 

"Thanking you, with a greatful heart." 


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Among the Publishers 

A Week's Gleanings of Book-trade News 

Henry G. Aikman, author of "Zell," 
(Knopf), is spending the summer at Surf side, 
Nantucket, where he is at work on his new 

Louis Couperus in his new novel, "The 
Hidden Force," to be published by Dodd, 
Mead this fall, reverts once more to an un- 
usual setting. The scene is laid in a remote 
district in Java. 

Sewell Ford, creator of "Torchy" and 
"Shorty McCabe," has begun a new series, the 
principal characters, of which are two girls, 
"Inez and Trilby May." The book will be 
published by Harper this fall. 

Ward Macauley of Macauley Brothers, 
Detroit, is offering thru the Detroit Times a 
prize of ten dollars for the best essay or let- 
ter on "Is Booth Tarkington's character, 
'Alice Adams,' true to life?" The Detroit 
Times is to decide the winner and announce 
the result of the contest. 

Adele S. Burleson, wife of the former 
Postmaster-General, and author of "Every 
Politician and His Wife" (Dorrance), has 
just sailed for the continent and will join her 
husband at Coblenz, where the latter is 
working to rid the Southern United States of 
their vast cotton surplus. 

Boy Scouts, Take Along a Book The 
exact book is not hard to choose for Franklin 
K. Mathiews, Chief Scout Librarian, has made 
a collection of stories "The Boy Scout's Book 
of Camp Fire Stories," to fee published by 
Appleton this month. It includes stories by 
Zane Grey, Jack London, Ralph Connor, Rex 
Beach, Irving Bacheller and Stewart Edward 

Dr. Morris Jastrow, who died on June 22, 
was a notable American scholar who com- 
bined to an unusual degree the ability to 
pursue academic research and write up the 
results so that a wide audience could read, 
understand and appreciate. Dr. Jastrow had 
just completed the manuscript for "The Song 
of Songs," which will complete the series of 
three volumes on three unique books of the 
Bible. "The Song of Songs" will be pub- 
lished by J. B. Lippincott. 

"Mince Pie" and then "Plum Pudding!" 
Christopher Morley feeds us well. "Plum 
Pudding" will be served in season by 
Doubleday, Page. Mr. Morley recently 
autographed fifty copies of his latest book, 
"Pipefulls," in 37 minutes, writing a different 
greeting in each instance. We are told that 
this could have been done ten seconds sooner 
if he had not been interrupted long enough to 

ehake hands with a friend unaware of the im- 
portance of his occupation. 

Putnam's will publish in the fall a new 
long novel by Ethel M. Dell, "The Obstacle 

"Pan" originally published in 1894, is the 
third title to be hrought out in the Borzoi col- 
lected edition of the works of Knut Hamsun 
by Knopf. 

"The Economic Causes of Modern Wars," 
by John Bakeless, covering the period of 1878 
to 1918 (Moffat Yard), was awarded the 
David A. Wells' Prize by Williams College. 

T. J. Cobden-Sanderson has arranged an 
anthology of Keats' Poems to illustrate Keats' 
poetic development and to celebrate the poet's 
centenary. It will be published this month 
by Moffat, Yard. 

A NEW mystery detective story by J. S. 
Fletcher, author of "The Middle-Temple 
Murder," entitled "The Borough Treasurer," 
is announced for publication July 15th by 

Owen Johnson's book, "The Wasted 
Generation," will be published by Little, 
Brown in September, not in August as was 
announced on the front cover of the Chicago 
Book Fair Issue of the Publishers' Weekly. 

Reilly and Lee will publish this month "The 
Teenie Weenie Man's Mother Goose," contain- 
ing 700 rhymes and stories with illustrations 
in colors by William Donahey. This very 
complete Mother Goose will delight the youth- 
ful and those renewing their youth. 

"The Story of a Poet: Madison Cawein," 
by Otto A. Rothert, has just been published 
by John P. Morton Co., Louisville, Kentucky, 
as one of the publications of the Filson Club. 
Only three hundred copies of the book have 
been issued beyond the requirements of the 
club's membership and exchanges. 

"Art Appeal in Display Advertising," by 
Frank Alvah Parsons, which Harper is ^ pub- 
lishing this fall, will be illustrated with ninety- 
six specimen ads. from newspapers and period- 
icals, two in four-color process and ninety- 
four in half-tone, each with a complete 
descriptive and critical caption that explains 
why the ad. is either good or bad. Every 
point which Mr. Parsons makes in his text 
is illustrated by a full-page ad. Mr. Parsons 
is the President of the New York School of 
Fine and Applied Art and Professor of 
Advertising Display at New York University. 
He is the author of a number of books on 
advertising, "The Principle of Advertising 
Arrangement," etc. 

July 2, 1 92 1 


Changes in Prices 


Principles of Sociology, by Herbert Spencer, in three 

volumes has been increased from $9.00 to $10.50. 

Obituary Notes 

Dr. Morris Jastrow, Jr., who ranked as 
one of the world's greatest assyrologists died 
at Ogontz, Pa., on June 22nd. He was fifty- 
nine years old. 

Dr. Jastrow was born in Warsaw, August 
13th, 1861, the son of the Rev. Dr. Morris 
Jastrow, who later came to Philadelphia. 

In 1881 he was graduated from the Univers- 
ity of Pennsylvania and in 1884 received the 
d*^gree of doctor of philosophy from the Uni- 
versity of Leipsig. After an educational tour 
of German and French universities, he returned 
to Philadelphia and entered the faculty of the 
University of Pennsylvania. He was professor 
of Semitic languages and librarian of the uni- 
versity at the time of his death. 

Dr. Jastrofw's published works include: 
"Aspects of Religious Belief, and Practice in 
Babylonia and Assyria," 191 1; "Study of Re- 
ligion," 1902 ; "Hebrew and Babylonian Tradi- 
tions," 1914; "War and the Bagdad Railway," 
1917; "The Gentle Cynic," 1919; "War and the 
Coming Peace," 1918; "The Eastern Question 
and Its Solution," 1920; "Zionism and the 
Future of Palestine," 1919; "The Book of 
Job," 1920. 


Discount Problem in Text-Books 

University Book Store, 
3474 University Avenue, Lx)s Angeles, 
May 9, 1 92 1 
Editor, Publishers' Weekly 

We are a privately-owned store, carrying a 
stock of text books that will run from about 
$40,000 at the opening of the season down to 
about $15,000 at the close. We cater particu- 
larly to College trade. We supply all of the 
books to the University of Southern C?jifor- 
nia, and most of the books to half-a-dozen 
other smaller colleges here abouts. 

We are having two particular troubles, and 
we think they are so general that perhaps 
others have them also, and that maybe you 
have a solution, or will help us work to a solu- 

The first is : That anyone even remotely 
connected with a school can get the wholesale 
price (20% discount) on any book he wants 
to order. The result is that professors, and 
particularly junior insjtructoa-s, order bocvks 
for their own classes, and sell them at cost. 
The particular trouble is not so much that a 
sale is lost, as that the dealer who is operating 
on an infinitely small margin (20%) is held 
up as a horrible example of the Modern 
Highway Robber. 

School people generally do not have a very 
highly developed business sense, and they do 

not understand at all why a dealer should not 
sell the book at the same price as the publisher 
offers it for. When we tell them that they 
are getting just the same price as we have to 
pay, they are frankly incredulous, and at best 
hold the mental reservation that we lie. 

They know that anything else that is adver- 
tised at a price can be bought for that price 
(or less) at the average store. They expect 
that the dealer is taken care of. He should be. 
When they write to a publisher about a book 
they want to introduce, he writes in reply 
the price is $2.50, less 20% discount, or $2.00. 
Immediately then $2.00 becomes The Price, 
and all the explaining in the world cannot 
make it otherwise. 

We, the dealers, are given a black eye. 

And what is the benefit? No more books 
are sold and the few dealers that are left (in 
text books) are so hounded that they do not 
make one-half the sales they could, if they 
could stand on the same basis and with the 
same confidence as the dealer in any other 
legitimate line. 

In our State, high school and grade text- 
books are now provided free by the state^ 
That leaves only the colleges and private 
schools and the general public as potential 
customers. The stores that handle college- 
text books' can sell them to a wide field of the 
general reading public if they are only giverr 
a little chance. 

Why have a list price when anyone can be- 
given 20% discount? 

The second trouble is worse : 

A professor will order ten copies of a book: 
for his class. He sells nine. He sends back 
th^ extra copy with his check for the nine, 
and the publisher is mighty glad to gti the 
money. Just let a dealer try that. It does not 
work with us. 

The Publishers' Weekly has a wide view- 
point over all the trade. What do you think 
about these practices? Don't you have lots of 
other customers who feel as we do about it? 
Yours truly, 

J. R. Miller. 

Personal Notes 

Asher Johnson Jacoby will on September 
1st become an active director of Dorrance & 
Company and treasurer and member of its 
editorial staff, Mr. Jacoby has for the past 
nine years been Superintendent of Schools at 
Elmira and has had similar experience in 
Massachusetts. He is widely and favorably 
known thruout the East as an educator and 

At The Book Fair 

THOMAS Y. Crowell Company of New 
York will be represented during the Chi- 
cago Book Fair by Geo. R. Hobby, who wilt 
be at the Palmer House with a full line of 
samples. \ 


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The Weekly Record of New Publications 

This list aims to be a complete and accurate record of American book publications. 
Pamphlets will be included only if of special value. Publishers should send copies of all 
books promptly for annotation and entry, and the receipt of advance copies insures record 
simultaneous with publication. The annotations are descriptive, not critical; intended to 
place not to judge the books. Pamphlet material and books of lesser trade interest are listed 
in smaller type. 

The entry is transcribed from title page when the book is sent for record. Prices are added except 
when not supplied by publisher or obtainable only on specific request. When not specified the binding is cloth. 

Imprint date is stated [or best available date, preferably copyright date, in bracket] only when it 
differs from year of entry. Copyright date is stated only when it differs from imprint date: otherwise 
simply "c." No ascertainable date is designated thus: [n. d.l. 

Sixes are indicated as follows: F. (.folio: over 30 centimeters high); Q (4/0: under 30 cm.); O. (8ro: 
as cm.); D. (i2mo: 20 cm.); S. (i6mo: i7y» cm.); T. i2^mo: 15 cm.); Tt. (32mo: iaj4 cm.); Ff. (48mo: 
10 cm.); sq., obi., nar., designate sqfiare, oblong, narrow. 

A. B. C. (The) of iron and steel ; 4th ed. ; [the 
manufacture of iron and steel ; directory 
of iron and steel works, including names of 
officials ] 408 p. il. O '21 Cleveland, O. Pen- 
ton Pub. Co., Penton Bldg. $5 
Allan, Luke 

Blue Pete, half breed. 9+284 p. D [c. '21] 
N. Y., J. A. McCann $2 n. 
Allen, Alfred Frederick 

An introduction to chemical engineering ; 
and elementary textbook for the use of stu- 
dents and users of chemical machinery. i6-\- 
272 p. il. O '20 N. Y., Pitman $4 n. 
American Sociological Society 

Some newer problems, national and social. 
280 p. tabs. O (Papers and proceedings, v. 
15) [c. '21] Chic, Univ. of Chic. Press pap. 
$2 n. 

Partial contents: The community idea in rural 
development by Kenyon L. Butterfield; Sociological 
■evaluation of the Interchurch movement, by Edwin 
L. Earp; Social significance of the new plan of army 
education, by Scott E. W. Bedford. 

Anderson, Knute 

How to strengthen mind and nerves; [a 
course of self-treatment for functional nerv- 
ous and mental disorders.] 3+88 p. O c. 
Los Angeles. Cal., Anderson Pub. Co. $5 
Anspach, Brooke Melancthon 

Gynecology ; with an introd. by John G. 
Clark. 26+752 p. col. front, il. pis. (part 
col.) O [c. '21] Phil., Lippincott $9 n. [subs 

Atack, F. W., and Whinyates, L., eds. 

The chemists' year book, 1921 ; [6th ed ] ; 
2 V. 1 142 p. tabs, diagrs. T N. Y., G. E. Stech- 
ert $650 n. 

Among the many chapters which have been entirely 
rewritten in this edition are "Fuels and Illuminants," 
"Crystallography;" Cellulose," and "Coal Tar." 

Atherton, Mrs. Gertrude Franklin Horn 

The avalanche. 229 p. D (Copyright fic- 
tion) [c. '19] N. Y., Burt $1 

Aumonier, Stacy 

The golden windmill and other stories. 238 
p. D c. N. Y., Macmillan $2 n. 

Bailey, A. R. 

Bailey's handbook of universal question^ 
and answers for stationary, marine and 
diesel engineers and firemen; [4th ed.] 251 p. 
T [c. '21] Seattle, Wash. [Author], Box 822 

This edition contains 800 new questions, which are 

asked by examining boards of men seeking license. 

The total number of questions and answers in this 
volume is now 2,200. 

Baker, Clara Belle 

Songs for the little child; folk melodies 
harmonized by Caroline Kohlsaat. 99 p. 
music D [c. '21] N. Y. & Cin., Abingdon 
Press $1 n. 
Balassa, J., and Hanti, N. 

Hungarian-English dictionary. 318 p. S 
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Green apple harvest. 312 p. D c. N. Y., 
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Psychology; personal and essential. 142 p. 
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Pacific northwest Americana; a checklist 
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Release; a tragedy in one act. 50 p. 
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Steiner, Jesse Frederick 

Education for social work. 6+99 p. O 
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Strachey, Lytton 

Queen Victoria. 434 p. front, pis. O c. 
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Switzer, Maurice 

Trying it on the dog, 282 p. il. D c. 
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Sylvester, Cyril 

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Tannenbaum, Frank 

The labor movement; its conservative 
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Memories of an "omnivorous reader": college years 
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Teresa of Jesus, Saint [Teresa Sanchez 
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Terhune, Albert Payson 

Buff: a collie; and other dog stories. 7+ 
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A adventure story in which Buff, the beautiful 

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Theiss, John Albert, comp. 

Select songs for school and home ; with an 
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Rare Books, Autographs and Prints 

A MONUMENT to Maurice Jokai, the 
Hungarian novelist, was recently un- 
veiled at B'udapest. 

John B. Stanchfield, the celebrated trial law- 
yer; whose death occurred last week, was 
well known as a book lover. He had a pas- 
sion for the colored plate books of Rowland- 
son, Cruikshank, Leech and other artists of 
the period, and his collection of nineteenth 
century illustrated books must be one of con- 
siderable importance. 

The undue importance given to trifles by 
collectors — for instance, the toy books of 
Stevenson, the leaflets of Kipling and the pam- 
phlets of Conrad — is bound to bring a reac- 
tion. The fad for completeness has been car- 
ried to a ridiculous limit and this is becom- 
ing very plain to everybbdy. 

The rare book business in New York, 
Boston and Chicago, according to reports, is 
very quiet. The buyers who have have been 
the most active for the last two or three years, 
for one reason or another, are taking a rest. 
Most of the dealers are taking advantage of 
the opportunity to take a little rest themselves 
or to replenish their stock. 

At Sotheby's in London last week £25,000 
was paid for the historic armor made by Jacob 
the Armorer in the sixteenth century for the 
Earl of Pembroke. In Paris at the sale of 
the stamp collection of Ferrari de la 
Renotiere a single two cent blue Hawaii stamp 
of 1851-52 brougth 156,000 francs. Evidently 
high prices are not limited to rare books and 

The general advance in the price of the 
Kelmscott and other finely printed books is 
quite likely to be interpreted! as a demand for 
the limited and de luxe edition of other days. 
The collector who is willing to pay a good 
price for the best work of Morris, Rogers 
and Updike knows pretty nearly ^ what he 
wants and is too intelligent and discriminat- 
ing to be satisfied with the commercial 

There have been many surprises in the 
European rare book market. One of these 
is the indisposition in France, Italy and Ger- 
many to sell literary treasures, a very difl^er- 
ent frame of mind from that of England in 
this respect. Rare books and manuscripts, it is 
true, are coming into the London market from 
the Continent, but not in anything like the 
quantity expected. Even the best bookshops 
in Paris and Berlin are reported to have only 
a moderate stock, and the choicer items find 
ready purchasers frequently to the surprise 
of booksellers themselves. 

In referring to the alleged new Shakes- 
pearian discovery made in London by Mr. 
Sessler, of Philadelphia, a reader of this pub- 
lication asks us to explain how the signature 
of Shakespeare could have been written in a 
Second Folio printed in 1632 when its author 
died sixteen years earlier. The first cable was 
not very clear, but a fuller statement later 

reporteci that the signature and six lines of 
writing was on a sheet that had been inserted 
or pasted inside the cover of the book; and 
of course was not written inside the cover or 
on a fly leaf. 

The Pope has made the position of the 
Catholic Church very clear in regard to the 
coming celebrations of the six hundredth anni- 
versary of Dante', death. He has issued an 
encyclical letter which states that Dante was 
one of the great poets of Christian truth and 
that it is especially desirable to have his works 
taught and studied in the schools at present. 
He explains that Dante's attacks on the popes 
of his day were c^ue to the political situation 
at the time and to malicious and unfounded 
rumors that came to his attention. The letter 
will give renewed interest in the exhibitions 
now in preparation all over the world. 

An editorial writer on one of our great 
daily newspapers, in discussing recent high 
prices, says : "The day of the small and indus- 
trious collector, who was able for a half dol- 
lar to pick up now and then on the ibook stalls 
some rare volume of real value because of 
his personal knowledge is passed. . , Money 
has displaced knowledge in the game, and 
loving connoisseurship must make room for 
unlimited extravagance." These statements 
are not calculated to give a correct impression. 
It is very doubtful if any collector ever made 
much progress in picking up rarities at fifty 
cents a volume. It is true that there has been 
a great development of bibliographical knowl-* 
edge in the last thirty years, but collectors have 
taken advantage of it quite as much as deal- 
ers. Money has not displaced knowledge; 
some of the collectors that spend the most 
freely are the best informed in the lines in 
which they are interested. And it is doubtful 
if the good old days furnished anything like 
the opportunities that exist to-day. Twenty- 
five years hence collectors will look back at 
the present decade as the golden age of book 
collecting. In 1847 James Lenox paid Henry 
Stevens $2,500 for a copy of the Gutenberg 
Bible and one of the editorial writers of 
that day called it a "crazy" price, or trans- 
lated into the phraseology of to-day an "unlim- 
ited extravagance." Yet in 191 1 the Hoe 
copy of the same book brought $50,000. and 
time proved Mr. Lenox was not as "crazy" 
or "extravagant" as he was thought to be. 
Many of the expressions of to-day do not 
show much more comprehension or intelligence. 

Etching has largely supplanted lithographv 
as a medium of artistic reproduction, both 
in the Old and the New World. The reason 
for the decline of lithography and the revival 
of etching is stated with admirable clearness 
by Mr. Ivins in the current Bulletin of the 
Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Simultane- 
ously with the caricaturists led by Gavarni and 
Daumier, who always kept their work bold 
and free." he says, "a group of secondary 
men appeared who had tried and failed at 


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original design, but being competent academic 
draughtsmen and seeking a living, took them- 
selves to reproducing upon the lithographic 
stone with every conceivable refinement of 
technique the paintings of their more success- 
ful contemporaries. The flood of these repro- 
ductive prints and their soft sugariness of 
facture resulted in the lithograph's soon los- 
ing its savor and becoming merely extraordi- 
narily skillful work at so much per diem. It 
became so deadly smooth, so leche in all its 
manifestations, aside from the rather tumul- 
tuous caricatures iwhich few folks took ser- 
iously as art, that by the middle of the cen- 
tury 'artistic' people could stand it no longer. 
The very 'softness' and 'sweetness' which in 
the beginning had been among its charms ended 
by sickening its consumers. It lasted thru 
the middle period only at the hands of some 
of the older caricaturists who continued to 
use it in their rough arid ready journalistic 
way. The newer generation of artists for the 
most part would have none of the lithograph. 
If they made prints at all. they wanted some- 
thing that had more tang and bite, something 
less associated with the soggier aspects of 
romanticism, something in which they would 
not be hampered by any hard tradition of 
technique, and above all something akin to 
their struggles toward an even hardier and 
plainer naturalism. And so, etching being a 
process that had been unused by them for 
many generations, they took it up again, find- 
ing that in their inexperimented hand's it 
offered just the excitement that was so pain- 
fully lacking in the sugary technique of the 
* stone they were so disgustedly familiar with. 
The copper had another advantage, and a very 
practical one, in that it was portable, while 
the stone was not and could be carried in 
the streets and thru the fields and woods by 
the men who believed in working direct from 

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with the exception perhaps of the Saturday 
Review in its day, no paper was such a 
power in the English-speaking literary world— 
in the republic of letters all over the world. 
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Chicago, 111. 
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phy, art collection catalogues, etc. (No. 12; Items 
492.) John Tiranti & Co., 13, Maple Street, Totten- 
ham Court Road, London, W. i, England. 
Historical Americana, genealogy, family history, and 

allied subjects. (No. n; Items 2339.) The Aldine 
Book Company, 436 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Important botanical and horticultural works, includ- 
ing the extensive library of the late Monsieur 
Edouard Andr6 of Paris. (No. 88; Items 3017.) 
Dulau & Company, 34 Margaret Street, Oxford Cir- 
cus, London, W. i, England. 
Miscellaneous books. (No, 21 ; Items 864.) Herbert 

E. Gorfin, I, Walerand Road, Lewisham, London, 
S. E. 13, England. 
Miscellaneous books, including many rare items. 

(No. i; Items 1211.) N. M. Broadbent, 21 Harle- 
scott Road, Peckham Rye, S. E., 15, London Eng- 
Miscellaneous books. Including history, biography, 

genealogy, travel, poetry, drama, etc. (No. 9; 
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to, Canada. 
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and 3 Featherstone Bldgs., London, W.. C. i, England. 
Napoleon Centenary, 1821-1921, books, manuscripts and 

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Nn. 41.7; Items 392.) Francis Edwards, 83, High 
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Old and new books. (No. 162; Items 2202.) Bjorck 

& Bjorjesson, 62 Drottninggatan, Stockholm, Swe- 
Old and rare books, English and foreign, on many 

subjects. (No. 17; Items 359.) Grafton & Co., 
Coptic House, 7 and 8, Coptic Street, London, \V. C. 
I, England. 
Old and rare books for the collector and book 

lover. (No. 934; Items 1090.) C. F. Libbie & Co., 
78 Bedford St., Boston 10, Mass. 
Old books relating to America and Ireland and mis- 
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River Street, Troy, N. Y. 
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Second-hand books, journals and monographs on vari- 
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Bowes & Bowes, 1, Trinity Street, Cambridge, Eng-- 

Virginlana, an extensive collection of books relating 

to the Virginias and Virginians. (No. 9.) Reu- 
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Haydn, Dictionary of Dates. 

Taswell-Langmead, English Constitutional History. 

Gracian, Art of Worldly Wisdom, Macm. 

Stephens, Mystery of Murray Davcmport. 

Du Maurier, Peter Ibbetson, Harper. 

Cary, Life of William Morris, Putnam. 

Aurand & Son, Beaver Springs, Pa. 

History of Molly Maguires. 
Old Masters and Other Political Essays. 
Churches of the Valley, Focht. 
Lutheran Comm,f)ntary, 6 vols., Jacobs. 

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Miles, Power of Concentration. 

Proffatt, Curiosities and Law of Wells. 

Williams, Roofing Corners. 

Lorrev, Military Surgery, Translated by R. W. 

Hall, Univ. of Md., Balto., 1814. 
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Phila., 1836. 
William, D., Private Life, 3 vols. 
Quo Vadis, 2 vols., Illustrated Edition. 
Watson's Napoleon, first ed. preferred, name any. 

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Story on the Constitution, 5th edition, 1891, 2 vols., 
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The Psychology of Revivals, Prof. Henri Bois of 

N. J. Bartlett & Co., 37 Cornhill, Boston 

French Impressionists in the Popular Library of 

Art, pub. by Dutton. 
Bascom's Aesthetics. 
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History of Charles th^i Bold, 3 volumes, Lippincoti. 
Davis, Brick and Tile Manufacturing, about 1900. 
Japanese Art, Fenollosa. 

Letters of a Post Impressionist, Von Gogh. 
Chinese Paintings, Petricci. 
Education of an Artist, C. L. Hind. 
Post Impresionists, C. L. Hind. 
Adventures Among Pictures, C. L. Hind. 
Diary of a Looker On, C. L. Hind. 
Perspective, by Cole. 

A. A. Beauchamp, 603 Boylston St., Boston 

Geo. Macdonald, Lillith, 

Taylor. Coming of the Saints. 

Knight, Mechanical Dictionary. 

Dealer's Catalogues, Theology, Occult, Anthropol- 
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Bullinger, Figures of Speech. 

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Troubadour Tales, Evalien StiT'in. 

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Zola, Paris. 

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Log of the North Shore Club, two copies. 
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The Panther's Cub, Agnes and Egerton Castle. 
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Baedeker's Canada. 

Design and Construction of Intern'l Combustioo 
Engines, Guldner. 

Journal of a Trip Across Venezuela and Colombia, 

Spoken Arabic of Egypt, Willmore. 

Louis Agassig, Hodder. 

Now Nature Study Should be Taught, Bigelow. 

Nature Study and Related Literature, McGovcrn. 

Insects, Their Life, History and Habits, Bastou. 

McLoughlin and Old Oregon, Dye. 

Ancient Types of Man, Keith. 

Life of Oscar Wilde, Robert Sherard. 

A Forest and Hearth, C. Major. 

Heritage of Dress, Webb. 

Costumes of Colonial Times, Earle. 

The Curse of Education. 

Anatomy, Topiaard. 

T. R. in Cartoons, McCutcheon. 

Vaiti of the, Islands, Grimshaw. 

When the Red Gods Call. 

Prisoner of Zenda. 

Song of Sixpence, Watt. 

Library Mystery and Detctive Stories. Hawthorne. 

The Rights of Our Little Ones, Conway. 

Dictionary of Thoughts, Conway. 

Ikey's Letters to His Father, Hobart. 

From the Forecastle to the Cabin, Samuel. 

History of American Painting. Isham. 

Captain Craig, Reg. first ed., Robinson. 

Captain Craig, Limited first ed. 

Autobiography of Racoutza Schawtsch. 

Sea Garden, H. D. 

The Documents in EvidencJ\ Blosson. 

Classical Essays, F. W. H. Myers. 

The Origin of Religion, Lang. 

Sunset Trail, Lewis. 

Saulus Smith of the Ramno Hills. 

The Masterkey, Baum. 

Goldfish Breeds and Other Aquarium Ftshj?«s. Her- 
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Captivity Among the Malidists. Slatin Pasha. 

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The Art Melodious, Louis Lombard. 

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History of Frame Work Knitters. Henson. 

Notes on Gospel and Revelation of St. John. Deich- 

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Story of the Nazarene, Davis. 

Mrs. Geoffrey, Dutchess. 

Principles of English Verse, Lewis. 

Peruvian Antiquities, by Rivero & Von Tschude, 
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July 9, 1921 

'7 hold every man a debtor to his profession, 
from the which, as men of course do seek to 
receive countenance and profit, so ought they of 
duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, 
to be a help and ornanment thereunto." — Bacon. 

State Sells at Co«t 

WHEN the Bradford Manuscript was 
sent back from England to the 
guardianship of the Commonwealth of 
Massachusetts, the state issued a reprint of the 
book which was sold at manufacturing cost 
fixed by the state's printer at one dollar. 

The state legislature has now voted to reprint 
the book again and the announcement in the 
press says that the volume will, as before, be 
sold at manufacturing cost, estimated to be two 
dollars and a half. 

It would seem that the State of Massachu- 
setts had found that book manufacturing cost 
had increased 150 per cent in about 20 years 
without facing the cost of new plates. This 
furnishes an interesting figure to compare with 
the increases shown by the trade publishers. 

A Guessing-At-It Tariff 

ONE of the disturbing and unfortunate 
features of the recent customs duties 
on books is, apparently, by the Fordney 
Tariff to be more widely applied rather than 
eliminated. That is the levying of duties on 
other than the cost price. Under the provisions 
of the new bill the rates of tariff listed will be 
applied not to the amount that the importer 
paid for them or by their worth in the free 
markets of the world but by what the customs 
assessors at any given time may judge to be the 
production cost or sales price of similar goods 
in the United States. 

Under the present unfair system of levying 
book tariff if an American publisher should 
share with an English publisher the making of a 
new book and should, let us say, have an im- 
portation of sheet stock billed at 2s. 6d. for an 
8s. book, he would have to pay the 15 per cent 
duty on $1.33 per copy, if the United States 
assessor adjudged that the English wholesale 
price and that on that the duty should be 

Under what Mr. Fordney calls the American 
valuation plan, all commodities would appar- 
ently pay duty on an artificially arrived} at 
figure. The new tariff rate on books of 20 per 
cent, tho higher than the Underwood scale, is 
lower by 5 per cent than the former protec- 
tionist rate, but in effect it will apparently be 
very much heavier as it will be levied on an un- 
certain amount known as the American manu- 
facturing cost rather than on the actual English 
invoice such as was always the case under the 
old 25 per cent tariff. 

The mandate of the 7,000,000 is seemingly to 
be interpretec| to mean keeping the bars high up 
against any literary invasion. 

Moving the Merchandise 

THE buyer for the book department of 
a well-known store was told on June ist 
that her's was one of three sections in 
the store that had shown a profit in the last 
few months. Not a good condition for the 
store but a rather pleasing report to come to 
this buyer, as books have never been consid- 
ered among the high ranking departments. 
Whether this favorable condition will continue 
thru the fall cannot be told, but the retailers 
are unquestionably optimistic. 

Many observers have been willing to credit 
the generally healthy activity in the field of 
book distribution, in part to the year of pro- 
motion conducted by the central committees of 
the National Association of Book Publishers 
and the American Booksellers' Association. 

Many metropolitan newspapers carried, last 
week, full page copy of a well-known adver- 
tising firm announcing that it had been able 
to add to its organization "a merchandise man 
extraordinary" who says, "Don't try to sell 
merchandise to the retailer in this market — 
but sell him a plan that will move merchan- 

The Year-Round Book Campaign committee 
has been working on that very line. Not 
saying to the retailer, "Why not buy more of 
this title or that line?" but "Here, Mr. Re- 
tailer, are practical helps based on retail ex- 
perience and book market knowledge that will 
help you increase your outlet for books." 

The "Take Along a Book" poster, slogan, 
and pamphlet have been widely praised in the 
book-trade and in allied fiefds where they have 
been put to work and they have the appeal that 
"moves merchandise." , 


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Illustrations in Books 

THERE has been no general attempt to 
analyze the effect of the increasing costs 
in book manufacture on the illustration 
of books and the effect of the lessening of 
illustrations on the general sales and public 
interest. No part of book manufacture in- 
creased more rapidly than that of half-tone 
plates, and especially the more elaborate color 
plates. For that reason illustrations in some 
types of books, such as fiction, have very 
largely disappeared except possibly as a frontis- 
piece, and the use of colored plates, which had 
begun to be quite a feature of fiction, has been 
even more widely passed by. 

At the same time, there has undoubtedly 
been no change in the public's attitude toward 
pictures. The plan of making a newspaper 
more than half of pictures, such as the News 
in New York, has had a success that has sur- 
prised old newspaper men, and the rotogravure 
supplements are spreading to more and more 
papers. Popular magazines have not changed 
their policy of elaborate illustrations with the 
increasing costs, and expert advertisers are 
giving even more attention than formerly to the 
illustrations. Over and above these indications, 
there is the proved picture value in the moving 
picture, showing that people are learning thru 
the picture and being entertained by the pic- 
ture more than ever before. 

Is it possible that in the lessening of illus- 
trations as a marked feature of the popular 
forms of reading, the publishers have lost an 
important instrument for getting the public 
attention to books? In other fields than the 
novel there has been little change. In the 
emphasis on the picture in the children's book, 
in the school book, in the book of general in- 
formation there has been little change, tho 
there has been a marked falling off in the num- 
ber of travel books, incident very likely to 
the fact that travel itself has fallen off. 

As argument against the value of illustra- 
tions to novels, there is the feeling among 
many that books can be better enjoyed if there 
is no attempt to picture the characters, and 
each reader may build up his own idfea. Many, 
too, undoubtedly prefer to be undisturbed by 
pictures, and it is certainly true that to illus- 
trate popular fiction requires an artist with no 
mean ability. 

On the side of economy there was every rea- 
son to withdraw the emphasis on the picture. 

A good set of illustrations costs as much as 
the text plates to the book and adds some- 
thing to every step in the process of manu- 
facture. To have increased illustrations in 
the face of other increasing costs would have 
been to place fiction at a prohibitive price 

The point that needs emphasis is that the 
picture has an undoubted appeal, and that book 
publishers must consider carefully its place in 
popularizing and mak:ing more interesting the 
new and standard publications. It may be that 
the picture belongs only in certain classes of 
books, but in that case no effort should be 
spared to obtain for books the full advantage 
that pictures and modern processes of picture 
reproduction can give. It may be that it is 
much better to spend the cost .of good color 
plates on an attractive wrapper than to have 
a frontispiece, but at whatever point the picture 
can be used to advantage, the publisher must 
find a way to get the best illustrations repro- 
duced by the most advantageous process to 
giving reading its most effective appeal to the 

Save by Prepaying 

A BOOKSELLER on the Western coast 
returned an imperfect book to New York 
by express. The publisher paid 82c. on 
the package. Prepaid book-rate express would 
have cost 26c. A Colorado bookseller sent a 
small volume by express, and the collection 
charge was 46c., while book-rate express would 
have been i6c. Such cases are a daily hap- 
pening in publishing offices. By prepaying and 
charging the amount on the credit claim sent 
\n with the book heavy expense much valu- 
able time and the irritation caused by the 
unnecessary disputes that arise between the 
express men and the publishers' receiving 
department would be saved. 

A business organization is no stronger than 
its weakest link. The retailer whose shipping 
department is guilty of carelessness such as 
this is probably making equally irritating mis- 
takes in the store's relations with customers. 
When shipping methods are checked over, this 
important point in regard to prepaying returned 
imperfect books should be looked into by every 
manager. Only by thought fulness of details 
can the spirit of full co-operation be built up in 
all sections of the book-trade. 

July 9, 1921 


Children's Book Week: A Librarian's Point 

of View 

By Clara Whitehill Hunt 

Superintendent of the Childreii's Department, Brooklyn Public Library 

(A paper read before the Children's Section at 
the 43rd Annual Convention of the American Library 
Association at Swampscott.) 

TWENTY-0'NE years ago this June, at the 
Montreal Conference of the American Li- 
brary Association, a little group of people 
met to form an organization which was named 
the Club of Children's Librarians. From this 
club sprang, within a few months, the Chil- 
dren's Librarians' Section of the American 
Library Association. 

I am reminded of the Montreal meeting of 
librarians interested in work with children be- 
cause the principal topic for discussion then 
was, as it is this afternoon, a method of ad- 
vertising children's books. In those days much 
time and space was given to the picture bulle- 
tin. Judging by the walls of many a chil- 
dren's room, one would have said that the 
chief business of the children's librarian was 
to concoct picture bulletins of as great a vari- 
ety of style as feminine ingenuity could devise,, 
and that the sort of books one had on one's 
shelves to advertise was of minor consequence 
compared with one's possessing the ability to 
display a large number of striking and original 

Advertising Improves Quality of Selling 

It is a long step from that little-girlish meth- 
od, reaching a tiny fraction of the children even 
in progressive library cities, to the country-wide 
results effected by Children's Book Week. 
Perhaps not in twice twenty-one years or more 
would the ordinary methods of library pub- 
licity have set so many people thinking about 
children's books as has this plan, by which 
booksellers, the public press, the pulpit, 
women's clubs, schools, libraries, Boy Scout 
and other organizations have been started talk- 
ing children's books from Maine to California 
in one week. 

Perhaps some of us were a little dubious at 
first about the quality of the results to be ex- 
pected from this wholesale advertising scheme. 
Deeply interested in having a few good books 
rather than a large number of mediocre books 
read by our children, we wondered if it might 
not be better to trust to the slow process of 
intensive education than to the swift methods 
of the advertiser whose aim might seem to be 
to sell quantity without much regard for qual- 

Judging, however, by the clippings which I 
saw at the office of the Children's Book Week 
Committee I believe the prediction has proved 
true thus far, that when you get people to talk 
about children's books, almost inevitably you 
get them to discuss the difference between good 
books and poor books for children, and that 

therefore the advertising tends to improve the 
quality of the selling. Numbers of the clip- 
pings suggested that the slogan be changed to 
read "More and Better Books in the Home." 
The booksellers declare that they are inter- 
ested in this plan not as a mere selfish selling 
proposition. They are glad to sell the best 
books for children. The most progressive peo- 
ple in the bookselling business realize, what 
Mr. Mum ford pointed out to them some years 
ago in his admirable paper on "Juvenile Read- 
ers as an Asset," that if they sell trash to the 
children of to-day they will kill their trade in 
real books tomorrow, because the child brought 
up on trash does not grow up a reader of books 
and a builder of a personal library. The 
Publishers' Weekly office states that in 1918, 
60,000 copies of The Bookshelf for Boys and 
Girls were distributed by booksellers and libra- 
rians; in 1919, 72,000 copies were printed; in 
1920, an edition of 98,500 was so quickly ex- 
hausted that 120,000 copies will probably be 
printed in 1921, 

Like most things human, however, this Chil- 
dren's Book Week publicity which offers great 
opportunities for good, carries with it possi- 
bilities for harm unless it is rightly used. I 
saw, last November, big advertisements of the 
"Week" which listed, along with excellent ti- 
tles, many books which no good public library 
places on its shelves. I saw the names of 
speakers who were to appear in a certain book 
department each day of the "Week" and most 
of the speakers were authors whose books the 
American Library Association would not dream 
of putting on its approved lists. We received 
in the mail a large poster which was so 
cleverly worded as to lead an unsuspicious 
librarian to suppose that all the books listed 
on the poster were approved by an authorita- 
tive library periodical, and that they should 
therefore be purchased by the library to which 
this wall poster was obligingly sent to save 
the busy librarian's time. 

Let Better Books Have Emphasis 

In a department store under the sign, "Books 
Are a Child's Playmates. See That He Has 
Lots of Company," I saw shelves of good books 
to be sure, yet the most conspicuous feature 
of the displav was a huge pile of copies of 
"Peck's Bad Boy." 

Now the moral of all this is that the public 
librarian must* be ready to use the wonderful 
opportunity of Children's Book Week in such 
a way that in her community the better books 
shall receive the emphasis rather than the poorer 
ones. A moral too obvious to mention, you 
think? Would that that were true! The state 


The Publishers' Weekly 

library commissions, however, even in our most 
progressive library states, could tell us of many 
libraries that cling to long sets of children's 
stories thrown out of the best libraries a gen- 
eration ago. One of the clippings already re- 
ferred to gave a list of the most popular juve- 
nile books in the local Carnegie library. Half 
of the titles were of series too mediocre for 
public library shelves. The librarians who 
bought these books perhaps never had an op- 
portunity for special study of children's litera- 
ture; but what can we say when we learn 
that a children's librarian having received a 
gift of sets of books she considered unfit for 
her children's room shelves, passed on the gift 
to a local charitable organization working with 
children, instead of putting the books at once 
into the furnace? 

Library Recommendations Must Be Practical 

I am wondering if there may not be another 
outcome of this publicity which we may be 
called upon to meet. We children's librarians 
hitherto have doubtless been looked upon, out- 
side of our profession at any rate, as too weak 
and unimportant a body to be noticed. Prob- 
ably if the book-trade has thought about us at 
all it has thought with some contempt of our 
large aspirations and our feeble accomplish- 
ments. Now if, thru Children's Book Week 
advertising which brings into prominence the 
librarians' differentiation between good and 
poor books, the trade begins to feel that we 
really wield a powerful influence, is it not pos- 
sible that attempts may be made to coerce us 
into violating our principles by putting on our 
library shelves books we consider below the 
standard which an educational institution 
should maintain? What if, some day, we should 
find that we must buckle on our armor ready to 
fight for our principles? Are we prepared 
with arguments that would convince every sane 
and thoughtful citizen that our standards for 
the protection and education of his children are 
just and reasonable? Have we thought thru the 
reasons why we recommend placing some books 
upon the children's shelves and excluding oth- 
ers from our lists? Do we read and analyze 
and weigh and compare before we buy each 
juvenile book; or do we order, without read- 
ing, any book by an author who has written 
one good story which we did read? Do we 
accept all volumes of a series on the merits of 
the first volume with which we are personally 
acquainted? What are our standards, really? 
Are we willing to see public money spent on 
books for youth of which the best that can be 
said of them is that they are "of no particular 
harm," or do we mean to give the boys and 
girls only such as are "of some particular 

And how do we portion out our library days, 
which are never long enough fou the crowding 
demands ? Do we give so many hours to meth- 
ods of advertising books — story hours, reading 
clubs, picture bulletins, talks in schools, 
women's clubs, etc. — that we have not time left 
for reading the books we are advertising? 

It may seem curious to reiterate, in this audi- 
ence, that a child's books have a powerful in- 
fluence upon him and that we should be tre- 
mendously careful upon what books we put 
the stamp of our approval ; but I am sure that 
the most thoughtful people before me feel that 
this iteration is not superfluous even in an 
audience composed mainly of librarians. 

I have mentioned methods used by some peo- 
ple engaged in the book-trade. I would not on 
any account leave the impression that the li- 
brarian bears a rather snobbish attitude toward 
the "trade," feeling that she belongs to a pro- 
fession and is therefore somewhat of a superior 
being. I have sometimes felt that perhaps we 
librarians have not taken the trouble to expl^iin 
ourselves sufficiently to the people who, after 
all, ar^ helping to pay our salaries. Perhaps 
they think we are perfectly and unreasonably 
arbitrary when certain titles are not bought by 
us, whereas the reason may be really one of 
dollars and cents — ^the lack of the dollars, I 
mean. (I hope not the lack of sense!) Some- 
times a book we are eager to buy is so bulky, 
or so impossible to rebind or so tiny or so deli- 
cate that it is unpractical for library circula- 
tion. Sometimes we have to choose between 
two books almost equally good and we must 
take the less expensive of the two. Often we 
would have been willing to give, some of us 
have given freely suggestions to publishers 
about the sort of things libraries need and the 
things they cannot use. We do appreciate 
the splendid work of publishers and booksell- 
ers who maintain high standards even in times 
when to make ends meet is a harder problem 
than any we librarians have to solve. 

Lists Should Not Close With 1880 

I have said so much about the exclusion of 
the poor and the unpractical books from our 
library shelves that I may seem to be advocat- 
ing a policy of buying the old classics only 
and so keeping on the safe side. This is far 
from my intention. Keeping up to date on 
new books which may be the classics of the 
future is an important duty of the children's 
librarian. Referring again to the Children's 
Book Week clippings I noticed some fine lists 
prepared by librarians and generously adver- 
tised by local book stores as "recommended by 
the public library." Some of those lists were 
made up entirely of beautiful editions of 
Aesop, Andersen, Alice in Wonderland, Trea- 
sure Island, Robinson Crusoe, and other fa- 
mous books which of course should be in every 
library, and if possible in every home. Those 
titles are exactly the ones with which every 
library list should begin, but we should not 
close our lists with the year 1880 or 1890 or 
with any other date that excludes the fine 
publications of the current year. , 

Recently I gave a talk before a large audi- 
ence of women during which I attempted to 
show the harmfulness of the mediocre-reading 
habit. After the talk one of the ladies spoke 
to me of her hearty agreement with what I 
had said, and she added, "There are so few 

htly 9, 1 92 1 

^^ftood books for girls. Really no good story 
^^Hor girls has appeared since 'Little Women.' " 
^^K Of course I told her I could not agree with 
^^Ker on that. Granted that "Little Women" 
^^Bolds a place peculiarly its own in girls' hearts, 
^|l should hate to have girls miss reading Gil- 
christ's "Camerons of Highboro," Fisher's 
"Understood Betsy," Gardner's "Dena," Brown's 
"At the Butterfly House," to mention only a 
few examples of the good stories for girls pub- 
lished within the past two years. 

Every now and then one meets a person who 
makes a sweeping statement similar to that of 
the lady quoted, namely that the only good 
juvenile books are the old ones; or even that 
there are no good juvenile books whatever and 
that children should be fed exclusively on clas- 
sics from their fathers' library shelves. I wish 
I could persuade these mistaken people to fol- 
low a course of reading which I would outline 
and, to emphasize their error, I would confine 
my list almost entirely to books published with- 
in the past two or three years. 

Agreed that "Tom Brown's School Days" is 
the first of boys' school stories and that no 
youth should fail .to read it, I should not like 
to have any American boy miss what Gollomb's 
"That Year at Lincoln High" and Heyliger's 
"High Benton" have to contribute to his life. 
"Treasure Island" is the 100% adventure story, 
but I am not the only person who is of the 
opinion that Hawes' "Mutineers," in story qual- 
ity and literary craftsmanship, runs a pretty 
close second to Stevenson's perfect tale. "Rob- 
inson Crusoe" and funny old "Swiss Family 
Robinson" lead the desert island list, but New- 
berr>''s "Castaway Island" so thrilled one sated 
reader of children's books that she could not 
sleep till she had gone to the bottom of the 
mystery of that sound of a marching army on 
a supposedly uninhabited island. 

Recent Classics 

"Alice in Wonderland," "The Water Babies," 
the "Jungle books" belong to the immortals in 
children's literature, but if I should return to 
earth fifty or a hundred years from now I 
should not be surprised to find the children 
reading also "Doctor Dolittle" and "A Little 
Boy Lost," yes, and Baker's "Shasta of the 
Wolves," too. "The Prince and the Pauper" 
and "Men of Iron" are splendid historical sto- 
ries but Masefield's "Martin Hyde" deserves a 
place by the side of those two better known 
books. And tho librarians whose opinions I 
value do not agree with me on this I cannot 
help urging children who love "Heidi" the lit- 
tle Swiss girl not to miss acquaintance with 
"Katrinka" the Russian child. Caldecott and 
Greenaway and Boutet de Monvel have given us 
picture books that must never be allowed to go 
out of print, but the children need also Grant's 
"Story of the Ship," Boyd Smith's "Chicken 
World," Carrick's "Picture Tales from the 
Russian," yes, and Vimar's absurd story of 
"The Curly-Haired Hen." 

While few men will admit, that any story of 
a prankish young vagabond can ever equal 


"Tom Sawyer," and a woman who thinks dif- 
ferently has to try to bear up under the crush- 
ing charge that she has no sense of humor, I 
have the termerity — or the "contrarity"— to de- 
clare that I think Johnson's "Varmint" and 
Boyer's "Johnnie Kelly" are quite as funny, as 
true to boy nature and as well written as 
Clemens's story, tho their authors' place in 
American literature is below that of Mark 

If I had a family of children to bring up I 
should want them to pore over Van Loon's 
'Ancient Man," to drink in the beauty of the 
recent lovely editions of classics illustrated by 
Parrish and Wyeth and Jessie Willcox Smith 
and Pogany and other artists. I should not 
wish to be without, on rainy days and country 
days. Rich's "When Mother Lets Us Make Pa- 
per Box Furniture" and Patteson"s "How to 
Have Bird Neighbors." On no account could 1 
dispense with that splendid book of patriotism 
by Turkington, "My Country." 

A Public Opportunity 

And I would not stop with a small group 
of books which might be labelled Class A. 
There comes a stage in many a child's develop- 
ment when he seems impelled to read voraci- 
ously. He is intensely curious about life, he is 
hound to experience vicariously, since he can- 
not actually, as many different kinds of adven- 
ture as he possibly can. There is good reason 
for our giving these children many books frank- 
ly not classics at all Such wholesome things 
as Wallace's "Ragged Inlet Guards," Walter 
Eaton's Boy Scout Stories, Holland's "Black- 
beard's Island," Bridge's "Martin Crusoe," 
Putnam's "Watty & Co.," Rolt-Wheeler's "Boy 
with the U. S. Explorers" furnish companion- 
ship with people who are clean and honest 
and good fun, give a considerable amount of 
general information, open windows into many 
interests, oflFer a "safe and sane" occupation 
for many of the hours which an active-minded 
child might use concocting mischief if he 
were without this resource. 

It is the business of the children's libra- 
rian to know children and to know children's 
books. She must never be satisfied with do- 
ing her book selection by proxy. In her 
beginning years of course she willdepend upon 
the advice of experienced people in stocking 
her shelves, but as rapidly as possible she 
will gain a first hand acquaintance with her 
stock, she will work out her own standards 
and will prepare herself to maintain her stand- 
ards because she is deeply in earnest about 
making her children's room a positive force for 
good citizenship in her communit>'. Becom- 
ing thoroly well equipped for her work she 
will bring the pest people in her field of labor 
into hearty sympathy with her principles and 
so, when Children's Book Week offers itself 
as a publicity opportunity, she will use it so 
effectively that the influence of the library for 
good may be felt to the remotest comer of her 
community. , 


The Publishers' Weekly 

The United States and Latin America 

The Increasing Intercourse Between the Americas 

IN bridging the gap between the two Ameri- 
cas the book is bound to have a place of 
first importance and small as the book inter- 
course now is between the English-speaking 
nations of the north and the Spanish and 
Portuguese nations of the south, this inter- 
change is now increasing and with the start 
now made, should in the near future reach 
large proportions. An important survey of 
this situation has just been made by the Ameri- 
can Library Association's Subcommittee on 
"Library Co-operation with Latin America," by 
Frederick C. Hicks of the Columbia Univer- 
sity Law Library and Peter H. Goldsmith of 
the Inter-American Division of the American 
Association for International Conciliation. 

The knowledge of the Spanish and Portu- 
guese tongues in the United States and Canada 
is steadily increasing so that the book, peri- 
odical and newspapers from the south can be 
much more widely read, and many universi- 
ties and colleges are rapidly building up strong 
collections of the Hispanic-American litera- 
ture. Prominent among these are the Uni- 
versity of California, Harvard, Yale, George- 
town, Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Chicago, 
he George Peabody College for Teachers and 
the Normal University of New Mexico. 

As showing the present importance of the 
periodical publications of the Hispanic-Amer- 
ican countries, a large exhibit was shown at 
the recent Swampscott Conference of the 
American Library Association. The quality of 
printing, illustrations, cartoons and color work 
compared favorably with the best periodicals 
of New York, London or Paris. The Plus 
Ultra, published in Buenos Aires, exceeds in 
artistic merit anything issued in North America. 
The improved understanding between the 
United States and the nations south of the 
Rio Grande has been greatly aided by the 
activities of four important agencies which 
have been as much interested in seeing that we 
understand and appreciate our southern neigh- 
bors as that they should fully understand us. 

1. The Pan-American Union at Washing- 
ton, an increasingly important agency in 
bringing together for various purposes the 
nations of North and South America. It has 
fostered intercourse, encouraged the exchange 
of publications, and the general dissemination 
of knowledge. 

2. The International Exchange Service of 
the Smithsonian Institute of Washington, 
which has effected the exchange of publica- 
tions between the United States and other 
countries and has acted as a medium between 
libraries and similar institutions. 

3. The Hispanic Society of America, which, 
tho in the main interested in the Hispanic 
countries of Europe, has shown in the last ten 
years an increasing attention to the countries 
on this side of the Atlantic. 

4- The Inter- American Division of the 
American Association for International Con- 
ciliation, a branch of the Carnegie Endowment 
for International Peace, located at 407 West 
117th Street, New York. This Bureau, di- 
rected by Dr. Peter H. Goldsmith, has con- 
centrated all its efforts on making America, 
in the broadest sense of the word, acquainted 
with itself. It works thru existing institutions 
and carries on numerous activities of its own. 
In 1916, in connection with the Argentine 
centenary of independence, it sent a library of 
10,000 volumes to Buenos Aires, a collection 
intended to interpret the thought, feelings and 
activities of the people of the United States. 
During the same year it brought several hun- 
dred volumes from South American countries 
for distribution to libraries in the United 
States. In 1918 and 1919, it selected and sent 
collections of United States works, of from 
1,000 to 3,000 volumes, to the following South 
American libraries : 

Bibliotheca Nacional, Rio Janeiro, Brazil 
Bibliotheca do Estado do Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo. 

Biblioteca Nacional de Chile, Santiago, Chile 
Uniyersidad Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru 
Biblioteca Nacional del Uruguay, Montevideo, Uru- 
Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Montevideo, 

Montevideo, Uruguay 
Instituto Paraguayo, Asuncion, Paraguay 
Facultad de Derecho, Universidad Nacional, Asun- 
cion, Paraguay. 

It has co-operated with a number of our li- 
braries by supplying lists of books and peri- 
odicals published in the Hispanic-American 

In the summer of 1920 it opened corres- 
pondence with some 140 Hispanic-American 
libraries with a view to inducing them to join 
the American Library Association and to cot 
operate with the libraries of the United States 
and Canada. 

It is publishing and distributing two series 
of works : the Biblioteca Interamericana, com- 
posed of translations of important United 
States books into Spanish; and the Interameri- 
can Librar}% made up of translations of im- 
portant Aispanic-American books into English. 
Five thousand copies of the works of the for- 
mer series already published have been dis- 
tributed in the southern countries to the lead- 
ing libraries, universities, colleges, normal 
schools, learned societies, ministries of public 
instruction, government officials, men of letters, 
newspapers and magazines and important indi- 
viduals ; an equal number of the latter will, as 
they appear, be distributed in the same manner 
in the United States. 

It publishes and distributes, in the main, 
gratuitously, the magazine Inter-America, 
which, like the Biblioteca Interamericana and 
the Interamerican Library, is made up of 
translations — the Spanish issues, of carefully 

July 9, 192 1 


selected articles taken from the magazines and 
newspapers of the United States and Canada 
and translated into Spanish ; and the English, 
of important articles drawn from Hispanic- 
American magazines and newspapers and 
translated into English. 

It has also published twenty-five pamphlets, 
in editions ranging from 6,000 to 17,000, in 
English, Spanish or Portuguese, which have 
been distributed gratuitously to all institutions 
and individuals whose names are on the mailing 
list or that requested them. These bulletins 
cover international conferences and relations, 
education, literature, etc. 

It is now planning to publish a series of Eng- 
lish digests of important Hispanic-American 
works that lend themselves to such treatment, 
for gratuitous distribution to the leading li- 
braries of the United States. 

It will co-operate with United States libraries 
by furnishing information or by aiding in se- 
curing Hispanic- American books and peri- 

Almost without exception, the libraries of 
the Hispanic-American countries are national, 
maintained and directed by the central govern- 
ment, and more or less subject to official pat- 
ronage. Exceptions to the general rule are to 
be found in the state libraries of Brazil and a 
few municipal libraries, of which the Biblio- 
teca Municipal de Guayaquil is a good example. 
They are all open to the public, but, as a rule, 

^the books do not circulate. Some of them are 
more in the nature of deposits or archives than 
vital centers of information at the service of 
the public. Argentina is best equipped in re- 
spect of local libraries, which are well dis- 
tributed thruout the republic, all under the 
patronage of a commission of the national 
government, with offices in Buenos Aires. 
In the first rank, as publishing centers, are 
Mexico, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Santi- 
ago de Chile, Montevideo, Habana, Bogota, 
Lima, Caracas and Quito; in the second, are 
Sao Paulo, Guayaquil, La Plata, Asuncion, 
San Jose de Costa Rica, Guatemala, San Sal- 
vador, Panama, La Paz, Sucre, Managua, 
Tegucigalpa, Rosario, Santiago de Cuba and 
some of the larger cities of Mexico and Brazil, 
such as Guadalajara, Puebla, Guanajuato, 
Zacatecas and Monterey; and Sao Salvador 
(Bahia), Recife (Pernambuco) and Bello 
Horizonte (Minas Geraes). 

Altho not in America, Madrid and Barcelona 
are important as centers where Hispanic- 
American books have been and are being pub- 

List of Hispanic-American Publishers and 


Buenos Aires 
"Alfa y Omega" 
Callao, 573 


Florida, 32 
Senores Cabaut y Compania 

Alsina y Bolivar 
Senores Maucci Hermanos 

Sarmiento, 1059 

Senor a. Garcia Santos 

Moreno, soo 
Compania Sudamericana de Billetes de Banco 

Chile, 26z, y Cangallo, 559 
Casa Editorial "San Martin" 
Senores Franzetti y Compania 

Mejico, 1687 
Librer'ia "La Facultad" del. Senor Jua.v Roldan 

Florida, 436 
Senores Otero y Compania 

Bolivar, 889 
"La Cultura Argentina" 

Avenida de Mayo, 646 

La Pas 
Senores Gonzalez y Medina 
Senores Arno Hermanos 

Rio de Janeiro 
LivRARiA Cruz Coutinho 


Rua de San Jose, 82 
LivRARiA Francisco Alves 
Rua Ouvidor, 166 


Rua Ouvidor, 109 

The first of these, specializes in legal publications; 
the second, in school texts; and the third, in litera- 
ture, history, etc. 


Libreria Colombiana 
Senores Camacho, Roldan y Tamayo 

Calle Doce, 168 
Senor Director de la Imprenta Nacional 
Casa Editorial Salesiana 

Carrera Quinta, 122 
Imprenta "Minerva" 

Carrera Sexta, 97 G 
Casa Editorial de Arboleda y Valencia 
"Aguila Negra" Editorial 

Carrera Septima, 540 
Senores J.. V. Mogollon y Compania 

Carrera Novena, 256 
Imprenta de "La Luz" 

Carrera Septima, 590 
Libreria Nueva 
Senores Jorge Roa y Compania 

Calle Doce, 171 

Senores Felix Bodout e Hijos 
Senores Jorge Escobar y Compania 

Imprenta del "Renacimiento" 
Senor Aquilino Villegas Hoyos 

Costa Rica 

San Jose 
Senores Sauter y Compania 
SfeNORA Maria V. de Lines 
Senores Trejos Hermanos 

"La Joya Literari" 

Ahumada, 125 
Imprenta Universitaria, de los Senores Valenzuela 
Casilla, 1770 
Messrs. Hume and Walker 

Ahumada, 357 
Empresa Zig-Zag 

Teatinos, 666 
Senores Zamorano y Caperan 

Compafiia, 1015 
Senor Guillermo Miranda 
Compaiiia, 109S 

SociEDAD Editorial "Cuba Contemporanea" 

O'Reilly, II 
Senores Rambla y Bouza • 

dbispo, 35 
Senor Jorge Morlon 

Zilueta, 36 
"La Moderna Poesia" 
Obispo, 135 

The Publishers' Weekly 

LiBRERiA Wilson 

Obispo, 52 
Senor Ricardo Veloso 

Galiano, 62 


DE Guise, Sucesores 


Senores Sanchez y 

Senores Ayestas y 

Union Tipografica 

Senores E. Goubaup y Compania 

Senor Jose Montallegre P. 

Senor Juan M. Funes 

Mexico, D. F. 


Plaza de la Concepcion, 7 


Avenida de Mayo, 45 


Coliseo Viejo, 2 


Senores Porrua Hermanos 
Segvmda Calle del Reloj 

Senor Carlos Heuberger 
Senor Gregorio Matus 
Senor J. Andres Garcia 
Senor Toribjo Matamoras J. 
Senores Rois Hermanos 

Seminario de Leon 

Blue fields 
Mr. F. F. Platts 
La Voz del Atlantico 




Senor Jose de la Cruz Herrera 
Senores I. Preciado y Compania 
Senor Director General de la Imprenta Nacional 
Senores Benedetti Hermanos 

"La Tipografia Moderna" del Senor Guillermo 

Senor Director General del Hospicio de Huerfanos 
Imprenta Gil 

Calle Banco del Herrador 
Messrs. Colville & Company 

Calle de San Pedro 
LiBRERIA E Imprenta Galland 

Calle de la Merced 
Messrs. C. Southwell & Company 

Calle de Pando 
Tipografia de "El Lucero" 

Calle de Boza 
Madame Bi Rosay, Libreria Fraxcesa Cientifica 
Calle de la Merced, 634-636 

£1 Salvador 
San Salvador 
Tipografia "Union" del Senor Antonio Dutruz 
Mr. Samuel Dawson 

10 Avenida Norte 
Senor Director de la Imprenta Nacional Seccion 

LiBRERIA Universal del Senor Tomas Mukcta 
Casa Editorial del Senor Arturo Reyes 
Senores Berreiro y Compania 

J. C. Gomez, 1450 
Senor Vazque Cores 

18 de Julio, 973 
Senor Jj. J. Schmidt 

18 de Julio, 880 
Senores Monteverde y Compania 

25 de Mayo, 499 
Senores Cormini Hermanos 

18 de Julio, 936 
Senor Francisco Ibarra 
Rincon, 601 

Empresa "El Cojo" 
Tipografia "El Comercio" 
Senor Manrique Pecanins 
Imprenta "Bolivar" 
Senores Maury Hermanos 


New Statistics of Manufacturing 

THE government is just issuing preliminary 
statements as the result of the 1920 census 
manufacturers, these being taken every five 
years, and this present report covering the busi- 
nes done in the year 1919. The totals indicate 
that there was 150 per cent increase in the total 
value of the product in the five years between 

1914 and 19 19, or from $24,000,000,000 to ^2,- 
000,000,000, while the number of establishments 
increased from 275,791 to 288,376. Some of 
the classifications that would be of interest to 
the book-trade in connection with publishing 
are as follows : 

Number of estab- 

1914 1919 

B'ookbinding and blank book making. .^ 1,124 1,122 

Engraving, steel and copper plate, including 

plate printing 399 421 

Engraving, wood 72 55 

Ink, printing 70 89 

Lithographing 336 330 

Paper and wood pulp ^ _. . . 718 714 

Photo engraving not done in printing establish- 
ments 376 420 

Printing and publishing, book and job 12,115 12,968 

Printing and publishing, music 180 155 

Printing and publishing, newspapers and period- 
icals 19,317 17,335 

Stationery goods not elsewhere specified. ...... 189 151 

Toys and games ^ 290 541 

Value of Products 

1914 1919 

$38,104,000 $69,248,000 



















July 9, 1 92 1 75 

None of these classifications show as large for pulp as having direct relations to the needs 

an increase as appears in the general average, of printing, the tables show in how many ways 

the total volume having about doubled. wood pulp is used besides in printing, the in- 

The statistics on Wood Pulp and Paper crease in strawboard< boxes being one of the 

Products have also been issued in more detailed items accounting heavily for this, 

form. Returns have been received from 713 A previous government estimate stated that 

establishments, of which 481 manufactured books themselves probably used 6 per cent of 

paper only; 61, wood pulp only; and) 171 both the "book" paper, the larger totals going to 

paper and pulp. These figures show that while periodicals and job printing. That being the 

the tonnage increased in five years by 16.2 per case, book publishers, including text-books and 

cent, the value of the product increased 133.9 others, probably used in 1919 about 50,000 tons 

per cent, that is, the selling price of the ma- of hook paper, which is about 25 per cent of the 

terial doubled. An examination of the various amount that is used in building-paper; about 7 

uses to which the pulp is put shows that while per cent what is put into chipboard; and the 

"book" paper is larger than the newspaper in whole amount that goes into trade hooks is 

value, it is considerably smaller in tonnage, and about as much as is used for blotting paper, 

that while we consider the increasing demands The statistics in details are as follows : 

Paper and Wood Pulp — Census Bureau's Summary for the Industry: 1919 and 1914 

Quantity Value 

(Tons of 2000 pounds) 

Products 1919 1914 1919 1914 

Wood pulp produced (including that used in 

mills where manufactured) total 3,5i9,ooo 2,893,000 

Ground, tons 1,519,000 1,294,000 

Soda, fiber, tons 412,000 348,000 

Sulphite fiber, tons 1,420,000 1,15 i,ooa 

Sulphate fiber, tons 120,000 52,000 

'Screenings, mechanical tons 12,000 12,000 

Screenings, chemical, tons 36,000 36,000 

Total value of products (i) $789,548,000 $332,147,000 

Newspaper, in rolls and sheets 1,324,000 1,313,000 98,560,000 52,943,000 

Hanging papers 69,000 97,000 6,043,000 4,489,000 

Poster, novel, tablet, lining, etc 8o,aoo (2) 8,000 7,273,000 (2) 491,000 

Book paper: 

Plain 819,000 787.000 1 18,271,000 58,496,000 

Coated paper 132,000 117,000 24,010,000 11,606,000 

Plate, lithograph, map, etc 10,000 9,000 1,556,000 588,000 

Cover paper 40,000 22,000 9,531,000 2,809,000 

Fine paper 325,000 248,000 87,741,000 34,055,000 

Wrapping paper, including hag paper 932,000 882,000 114,936,000 49,373,000 

Tag stock (rope, jute, etc.) 27,000 29,000 5,460,000 1,936,000 

Boards : 

Wood pulpboarcl 180,000 116,000 14,888,000 4,227,000 

Strawboard 228,000 175,000 12,230,000 4,270,000 

Newshoard 89,000 128,000 4,604,000 3,522,000 

Binders', trunk and press 'boards 43,000 61,000 3,788,000 2,664,000 

Cardboard, bristol board, card middles, etc. 85,000 83,000 11,104,000 5,376,000 

Leather board 28,000 27,000 2,263,000 1,177,000 

Chip board 714,000 (3) 37,749,000 (3) 

All other 518,000 701,000 37,464,000 23,652,000 

Tissue paper 191,000 1 15,000 40,696,000 1 1,536,000 

Blotting paper 13,000 14,000 3,209,000 1,458,000 

Building paper • 195,000 244,000 17.737,000 9,476.000 

All other paper 82,000 93,ooo 16,461,000 7,464,000 

All other products including woo4 pulp manu- 
factured for sale 113,974,000 40,559.000 

(i) In addition, in 1919, five establishments engaged primarily in the manufacture of 

other products, produced paper and pulp to the value of $1,064,772, and in 1914, nine such 
establishments manufactured $2,767,407 worth of paper and pulp. 

(2) Reported as poster paper in 1914. 

(3) Included in all other boards in 1914. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Adventures of a Bookseller 

By Ketch 

"let me out! let me 

(^r-piHE trouble with the fiction of to- 
I day," said Miss Skeptic, "is its lack of 
^ reality. The rnost impossible situa- 
tions I Such impossible characters too ! Peo- 
ple you could meet nowhere except between 
the covers of a book." 

.Mr. Ondeck looked surprised. 

"Really, I thought quite the opposite was 
true," said he. "That our literature was 
getting too literal." 

"Oh Heavens ! Hardly," exclaimed the lady. 
"Now this" — 
taking up a book 
and reading from 
the j a c k e t an- 
— -"just listen to 
this : 'this book, 
a first novel, is 
recommended for 
its delicious hu- 
mor, and for the 
author's very real 
ability in repro- 
ducing the lives of a group of people 
who live on almost nothing a year, and 
manage to have an uproariously good time.' 
You know, sir, as well as I do that nobody 
can live on nothing a year and enjoy it. And 
this thing I read last week; all about a gen- 
tleman whose income would pay the National 
Debt, who spent his nights burglarizing, for 
the pure excitement of the thing. Nonsense!" 

Mr. Ond,eck stroked his chin and laughed 

"The darky who cuts our grass makes al- 
most nothing per," said he. "And yet I have 
seldom met a more cheerful person. And I 
was held up last week and reheved of seven 
dollars and fifteen cents by a very soft spoken 
individual who was dressed much more neatly 
than myself. He begged my pardon, and 
gave n;ie back five cents for car fare." 

"Yes, but you would hardly expect the cul- 
prit to be a millionaire, would you?" ex- 
clairried Miss Skeptic. "Odd things do hap- 
pen once in a while, but all this fiction seems 
so strained. So few real flesh and blood char- 

"Well, it takes all kinds of people to make 
a world," said Mr. Ondeck. "And the same 
applies to stories. You are fortunate to meet 
some of them only between the covers of 

"Well, I'll take this book, since you recom- 
mend it, but I know how it will be! Heroine 
whisked away in broad day-light, and hero 
to the rescue with all the attendant impos- 
sibilities. Oh hum." 

She took her book, paid Mr. Ondeck and 
passed out of the store. Hardly had she gone 
a block before she saw a man running fran- 
tically down the street, and after him a yelling 
mob. A pistol shot rang out, but the man 

continued on his way and dashed into an alley, 
with the mob hot after him. Miss Skeptic 
stopped short and sought the sanctuary of an 
open doorway, where she might be safe. Soon 
all was quiet again and she ventured timidly 
forth, and abandoning all plans of further 
shopping, stepped to the curb and signaled a 
passing jitney bus that was going her way. 

She climbed into the seat, and reached for 
her pocketbook, only to find that she had it not, 
and with alarm told the man to stop as she had 

lost her purse. He 
looked at her in a 
friendly way, and 
in a voice that 
was rather rough, 
his breath laden 
with a queer aro- 
ma, said, 

"That's all ri' 
lady. Accidents 
will happen. You 
stick wi' me an' 
I'll get you home. 
I must go back and 

out! she screamed 

"No, no," she cried 
find it. Kindly let me out." 

The driver leered at her and kept on going. 

"Don't you worry none, ma'am," said he. 
"You can pay me next Christmas." 

He drove faster and faster, and Miss Skep- 
tic, now thoroly alarmed looked about to see 
who else might be a passenger on this wild 
ride. She was not a bit relieved to find only 
a young fellow of none too reassuring appear- 
ance fast asleep on the rear seat, and as they 
approached her street she said with consider- 
able dignity, 

"Stop here, sir. This is my street." 

The driver laughed in a drunken way and 
began to sing. They flew past her street like 
a shot, and as she turned to appeal to the 
rear seat passenger she found him lifting a 
huge bottle to his lips in evident enjoyment. 

"Let me out! Let me out!" she screamed. 
"Stop this instant!" 

The driver sang lustily on. 

She opened the door and put her foot upon 
the running- board. 

"If you don't stop, I'll jump," she cried. 

"There, there, dearie. Don't go an' do that. 
Just you stick wi' us an' we'll have a nice lir 
picnic all our own,, eh." 

Lifting her parasol she threatened him. 

"I'll hit you unless you stop. Do you hear !" 

He laughed and seized the parasol with his 
free hand and in the struggle that ensued, he 
was pulled from his balance, and the car got 
out of control and plunged from one side of 
the road to the other, as tho it too were drunk. 
Into the ditch they flew, and with the rattle 
of breakinp^ glass and crumpled iron they 
dashed headlong into a tree, and with a scream 
Miss Skeptic was thrown violently out into the 

July 9, 1 92 1 


When she came to, she found herself in the 
arms of a matronly soul, who was bathing her 
head with cool water and saying over and 

"There, there; now you're all right. Now 
you're all right." 

"Where am I !" cried Miss Skeptic, strug- 
gling to an upright position. "What has hap- 
pened ! Oh that awful driver! He is a 
brute! A fiend! Is—" 

"There, there, honey. Everything's all right 
now. Lay down dearie, and be quiet." 

"That man! Oh that man!" sobbed Miss 
Skeptic, who did not yet grasp the fact that 
she was out of his power. "He is a fiend! 
He ought—" 

"Now, now, my dear. Don't you worry. 

You know it takes all kinds of people to make 
a world." 

"All kinds of people," moaned Miss Skeptic. 

Some hours later she was safe at home and 
in her bed, with h^r own mother sitting by and 
bathing her fevered brow. 

"Oh, mother," s'he said, "That awful wretch ! 
I begged him to stop, but he kept on going. 
He was drunk! Such men should be locked 

"Yes my dear," said her mother. "And he 
will be. But don't brood upon it. Think of 
the good people who brought you home. They 
were going on a picnic, but turned around and 
gave up their plans until they could find where 
you lived. It takes all kinds of people to make 
a world, dearest." 

Reprinting Desirable Children's Books 

AT the Children's Librarian Section of the 
American Librarian Association Confer- 
ence, an interesting report was rendered 
by the chairman of the Book Committee, Effie 
L. Power, of the Cleveland Library, 

Finding that so many of the much used 
books of the children's library shelves were 
out of print from the pressure of war condi- 
tions, and realizing that the public library de- 
mand for these titles was a large portion of 
the publishers' yearly demand, the Committee 
canvassed the leading libraries for the names 

of the books most needed and then having 
listed twenty-eight titles, the librarians were 
asked how many of these titles could be used 
if the books were put back in print again. 

The total potential orders were reported to 
the several publishers and with the natural re- 
sult that most of the titles are now available, 
and the publishers are acknowledging their in- 
debtedness to the Children's Librarians Section 
for most practical co-operation. 

The results as reported were as follows : 


List of Desirable Books Reported Out of Print 

Author Title Publisher 

Andersen Snow Queen and other stories, 111. Dulac. Dorm. Now in print. 

" Nightingale and other stories. 111. Dulac. Doran. Now in print. 

Arabian Nights, 111. by Dulac. Doran. Now in print. 

Arabian Nights. Fairy Tales from the Arabian Nights, ed. by Dixon, 111. by 
J. D. Barten. Putnam. Now in print. 
Asbjornsen Fairy Tales from the Far North. A. C. Armstrong. Burt now publishes. 

Aspinwall Short Stories for Short People. Dutton. Now in print. 

Church Heroes of Chivalry and Romance. Macmillan. Now in print. 

" Stories of Charlemagne and the Twelve Peers of France. Macmillan. Now 

in print. 
Buchan Sir Walter Raleigh. Holt. Out of print. Small demand. 

Cox Tales of Ancient Greece. McClurg. Now in print. 

Church Story of the Odyssey. Macmillan. Now in print. 

French, Allen Story of Grettir the Strong. Dutton. Now in print. 

Grierson Book of Celtic Stories. Macmillan. O. P. Importation. Will be republished. 

Hare Story of Bayard. Dutton. Now in print 

Hutchinson Golden Porch. Longmans. O. P. Small demand and high costs. 

'< Orpheus and His Lute. Longmans. O, P. Small demand and high costs. 

Golding Story of David Livingstone (Children's heroes series). Dutton. O. P. No reprint. 

Jacobs, Jos., ed. More English Fairy Tales. Putnam. Now in print. 
LaFontaine' ' Select Fables. 111. by Boutet de Monvel. Young, N. Y. No report. 
Lang Tales of Troy and Greece. Longmans. Now in print. 

MacManus In Chimney Corners. Douhlcday. Now in print. 

Mervin and others Adventures' of Odysseus. Dutton. Now in Everyman's Library. 
Perkins, L. P., ed. Robin Hood (Ballads). Stokes. O. P. Small demand. 
Riis Hero Tales of the Far North. Macmillmi. Now in print. 

Rolleston High Deeds of Finn. Crozvell. Now O. P. Insufficient guarantee. 

Royde- Smith Una and the Red Cross Knight. Dutton. Now O. P. Insufficient guarantee. 

Steedman In God's Garden. Jacobs. Now in print. 

Yonge The Little Duke (Queen's Treasures series). Bell. Now m pnnt. 


The Publishers' Weekl\ 

Proposed TariflF Rate on Books 

THE new tariff bill as prepared by the Re- 
publican members of the Ways and Means 
Committee was introducecf in the House of 
Representatives by Congressman Fordney on 
June 29th. 

The provisions of the proposed act in as far 
as they affect the book business, in comparison 
with the present tariff schedules, are as fol- 
lows : 

Printing paper, not specially provided for, 
one cent a pound and 10 per cent ; Underwood, 
10 per cent. 

Paper board and pulp board, 10 per cent; 
Underwood, 5 per cent. 

Tissue, five to six cents a pound and 11 per 
cent; Underwood, 30 per cent. 

Writing paper, etc., three eents a pound and 
15 per cent; Underwood, 25 per cent. 

Books of all kinds, bound or unbound, 20 
per cent; Underwood, 15 per cent. 

Manufactures of paper, 26 per ceiit ; Under- 
wood, 25 per cent. 

The proposed act retains on the free list 
wood pulp, and Bibles in any language, but it 
places on the dutiable list books in foreign 
languages, books published over twenty years, 
and provides for a duty of thirty per-cent 
on leather bound books, A very radical pro- 
vision is the proposal to have an American 
valuation on all invoices. It is estimated by 
sthe experts that this section would affect 50 to 
60 per cent of all imports which have no stand- 
ard value. In fixing the duty on a chair, for 
example, the committee wrote into the bill a 
provision that it should be assessed upon the 
value in the American market of a comparable 
and competitive article. In a word, a chair 
shipped from Germany and costing $2 there 
would be assessed at the port of entry at $5 if 
the latter figure were judged to be a fair 
price in this country. Under existing law the 
vduty is based upon foreign value. 

France Protests American 

The French Government has forwarded to 
M. Jusserand, French Ambassador in Washing- 
ton, for transmission to the State Department 
there, a protest of the French Chamber of 
Commerce against the provision of the new 
American tariff law calling for inspection by 
American agents of the books of French ex- 
porters to determine the ad valorem duties to 
be collected by the United States. 

French exporters are said to be greatly dis- 
turbed over this feature of the tariff measure, 
and declare that under no conditions will in- 
spection be tolerated. It is pointed out that 
such a privilege as the American law requests 
is not accorded even to the French Government, 
except in unusual instances. ^ The French in 
their protest say they are willing to give to 
Treasury Department agents full statements on 
which the ad valorem tax can be based. 

The protest is against a provision in the 
Emergency Tariff Law, which became effective 
May 27 for a period of six months. 

Bookt in Demand at the Public 

THE July number of the Bookman shows 
that the following were the most popular 
books at the public library during the month 
of May. 


Main Street, by Sinclair Lewis. Harcourt. 

The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield. Har- 

The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton. Ap- 

Moon Calf, by Floyd Dell. Knopf. 

The Sisters-in-Law, by Gertrude Atherton. 

The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey. Harper. 


The Outline of History, by H. G. Wells. Mac- 

Margot Asquith : An Autobiography, by Margot 

Asquith. Doran. 
The Peace Negotiations, by Robert Lansing. 

The Americanization of Edward Bok, by 

Edward Bok. Scribner. 
White Shadows in the South Seas, by Frederick 

O'Brien. Century. 
Mystic Isles of the South Seas, by Frederick 

O'Brien. Century. 

The Atlantic Bookshelf 

THE notable new books which have been 
placed on the Atlantic's Bookshelf according 
to the July number of the Atlantic Monthly, 
are : 
Notes on Life and Letters, by Joseph Conrad. 

Doubleday, Page. 
Mystic Isles of the South Seas, by Frederick 

O'Brien. Century. 
The Emperor Jones, Diff'rent, The Straw, by 

Eugene G. O'Neill. Boni & Liveright. 
Mary Stuart, A Play, by John Drinkwater. 

Houghton Mifflin. 
Dust, by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman- Julius. Bren- 

The Truth About the Treaty, by Andre Tar- 

dieu. Bohhs-Merrill. 
What Really Happened at Paris, by American 

Delegates, edited by Edward Mandell House 

and Charles Seymour. Scribner. 


When I get to bed 

All the ghosts of all the books 

I haven't read 

Surround on either side. 

Tihey reprimand me as they should, 

And then, O virgin pride! 

I light my lamp. 

Run to my shelves 

And with an armful creep 

Back to my couch, 

Where bride I am of books 

Instead of sleep. 

— C. B. S., in New York World. 

July 9, 1 92 1 


An Uncorrecfec/ GaWe^ 


Ordering a copy of Tennyson's poems, a 
customer wrote to an English bookseller, 
"Please do not send me one bound in calf, as 
I am a vegetarian." — Boston Transcript. 


Most top-notch doctors grow too smart 
To treat all comers a la carte 
And start some tasty table d'hote. 
F'r instance, 

"eye, ear, nose and throat." 

So we, to show our class, from now 
A nifty specialty avow, 

"the essay, travel, poetry.'' 

(No fiction case at any fee.) 
Of course, our sign is just for looks: 
We keep good patients on our books. 
When Sinclair Lewis has an opus 
We'll tap it with our aeriscopus. 
This Lewis lately woke us yelling 
For treatments to reduce his selling, 
But we declared it were a pity- 
To lance a tome so wise and witty. 
Emergencies like that will come. 
Our clientele need not feel glum. 
An urgfent fiction case may mingle 
With ailments mentioned on our shingle. 

— Keith Preston in Chicago Daily News. 


"What's Billy's latest slogan?" 
"Borrow a book a week." 


The two fair maids were seated side by side 
on the resort hotel porch : one read, the other 
looked wearily about the girl infested place: 

"Oh," sighed the first with tender sympathy 
as she put down her book, "could anything be 
sadder than 'A Man Without a Country?'" 

"Yes," the other replied gloomily, "a country 
without a man." — The Sun, New York. 


Frederick Niven's "A Tale That Is Told" 
has a note for library ladies who want "the 
very latest." Two in Glasgow asked in turn 
and in duet for half-a-dozen novels all of 
which were announced unprocurable with the 
stereotyped: "I'm sorry, there is not a copy in 
at present." At last the youth who attended 
to them came triumphantly back with a vol- 
ume they had asked for. "Oh," said one. "We 
won't have it, since it is in. It can't be any 
good. We want books that everyone is read- 
ing." The other agreed: "If it's in, we don't 
want it." "That," says the librarian, "is the 
kind of remark I cherish. It made me go 
about all the rest of the day gaily." 

Collected Editions 

NEMESIS has overtaken the bibliophiles, 
says an editorial in the N. Y. Post. Once 
they scorned those bourgeois "sets" of stand- 
ard authors which adorned the shelves of 
friends indifferent to the charms of first edi- 
tions. Now the very authors whose works 
they collected so arduously and ardently are 
offered to them in collected editions, perilously 
near the loathed "set." Bernard Shaw is to 
be honored in this fashion, altho his works 
in England have been uniform and attractive 
in appearance ever since "Plays Pleasant and 
Unpleasant" appeared, in 1898, in the now 
familiar olive green binding. Max Beerbohm, 
Joseph Conrad, George Moore, and even the 
less "collected" Arnold Bennett are among 
those whose pubHshers torture the owners of 
valuable shelves of first editions by planning 
collected editions de luxe, which the biblio- 
philes must have or forever lose caste. It is 
an interesting and apparently profitable form 
of speculation for all concerned. But it raises 
the question of the reason and purpose of 
publishing books in this manner. 

Obviously, the function of a collected edi- 
tion is to bring together in a convenient and 
complete form an author's whole contribu- 
tion to the literature of his time. This can 
best be done when the writer is dead and when 
his scattered and unpublished miscellanea have 
been sifted and edited. The new edition of 
Henr> James, altho limited to fiction, is an 
example of this sound practice. When a 
writer has reached an advanced age, where he 
feels that his major activities have ceased, he 
may well employ the dignity and leisure of 
his age in preparing a standard edition of his 
life's work. Lord Morley and Thomas Hardy 
have been engaged upon this task. 

Yet, even in such cases the purpose of the 
edition may be defeated by the continued 
activity' of the authors concerned. In the case 
of Thomas Hardy the latest birthday edition 
is merely one of several so-called definitive 
editions which have not forestalled the sur- 
prising literary vigor of this great veteran. 
So much the more is this incompleteness felt 
when, in the years of his||maturity, a writer 
is prematurely housed in a set of substantial 
volumes doomed to be out of date a few years 
later. W. B. Yeats's collected works were is- 
sued in eight volumes in 1908 and are now as 
inadequate an epitome of his work as if they 
had never been published. Henry Tames, too, 
presented the world with no fewer than two 
professedly definitive editions of his writings 
long before some of his best work was writ-^ 
ten. Georg Brandes and Gerhart Hauptmann- 
are further instances of the same practice.. 
Anatole France, on the other hand, exists in a- 
uniform edition only in the English transla- 
tion. Yet his would seem to be a case justify- 
ing the anticipatory methods of other publish- 
ers. It is not at all unlikely that this plethora. 
of collected editions and limited autographed! 
issues of works by living writers will end 
by depreciating values of rare modem books, 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Changes in Prices 

To take effect September ist, 1921. 
Helein's Children's French Conversation, $1. 
Helein's Beginner's French Conversatiori, $1. 
Helein's Intermediate French Conversation, $1. 
Helein's Advanced French Conversation, $1.25. 

Obituary Notes 

Lady Randloph Churchill (Mrs. George 
Cornwallis-West) who died in London on 
June 29 from the result of a surgical opera- 
tion, was the author of "The Recollections of 
Lady Randolph Churchill" (1908) ; "His Bor- 
rowed Plume," a play (1908) ; "The Bill," a 
play (1908) ; and "Small Talks on Big Sub- 
jects," a volume of essays (1916). She was 
born in 1854, a daughter of the late Leonard 
Jerome of New York. 


**A Profit on Every Sale" 

Columbia University Press Book Store 
ii6th Street and Broadway, New York 

Editor, Publishers' Weekly: 

Permit me to congratulate you on your 
splendid editorial, "Profits on Every Sale." 

The twenty per cent discount scale on text- 
books ought to be and, as shown by your cita- 
tions, is a direct discouragement for every 
dealer to handle this line of books. Under 
the present high cost of doing business it is 
an expense and nothing else, as every dealer 
can prove. Fortunate is the one who can 
afford to do without textbooks. 

The College Bookstores, however, who are 
compelled to keep large numbers of textbooks 
on the shelves must face the situation and 
seek profiits elsewhere, by carrying stationery 
and other supplies and look for other oppor- 
tunities where publishers and manufacturers 
consider the retailer. If one considers that 
75 per cent of all books sold in a college 
bookstore are textbooks and of these the 
greater percentage is of the 20 per cent dis- 
count class, it is surprising that it has for so 
long a time been possible for these stores to 
exist, especially the ones in the middle and 
western states on account of forwarding ex- 

The explanation given by one large publish- 
ing house, that the college stores do not have to 
go to an}' expenses, as soliciting sales for 
textbooks or advertising, is not warranted; 
its claim that their salesmen introduce the 
books by sending free copies to instructors, 
visiting the colleges and that the bookstore 
just has to write the order and put the books 
on the shelves, is practically not more than 
any other up-to-date house is doing so as to 
advertise its article, from shoe strings to au- 
tomoblies. Whether expenses to the publishers 
are made by representatives' calls at the 
source or whether expenses are made by large 
advertising schemes, it is for the same pur- 
pose. But no other dealers but the publishers 

have ever made the retailer pay for these 
expenses by cutting discounts to such an ex- 
tent that he cannot pay overhead. 

A few large firms have already increased 
the trade discount to 25 per cent ; but it should 
be increased to 30 per cent at least; even at 
that figure no exorbitant profit is left for the 

There is no other article on the market, to 
my knowledge, about which the retailer is so 
much at the mercy of the makers, except text- 
books. Would any dealer care to carry three 
or four kinds of fountain pens at a discount 
of 20 per cent off retail prices? Or pencils, 
watches, souvenirs, fiction, children's books, 
writing papers, drawing instruments, blank- 
books, athletic goods, brief cases, penholders, 
knives, loose-leaf books, pencil sharpeners, 
view cards, picture books, ink, typewriting 
papers, colors, folders, key rings, engraved 
papers, crayons, clips, diaries, calendars. 
erasers, index cards and dozens of other 
specialized articles? 

Why should it be necessary to keep hun- 
dreds of other articles, at high investments 
in stock, so as ta make up for the loss of one 
article, sold proportionally highest, which, for 
no good reason, has to be handled at an 

Besides, textbooks if not sold in one term, 
have to be held over for the next, if no change 
has been made by the instructor or if the books 
have not been revised by the publisher, in 
which cases the overstock has to be sold at 
half price to second hand dealers. In a few 
cases publishers will give return privilege 
within 60 days of receipt of books on a certain 
quantity of the original amount ordered. 
While this helps, It is not sufficient, since a 
term as a rule lasts four months and some- 
times books, that have to be ordered ahead 
of time, are only purchased at the end of the 
term and the return privilege, if overstock is 
left, becomes valueless. 

I hope that your article will get publishers 
and dealers in textbooks together and that the 
former will make it possible to have a profit 
on every sale. 

Alfred Hartog, Manager. 
June 21, 1921, 

Business Notes 

New York City — The publications of the 
Rand School will hereafter bear the imprint 
of the Hanford Press. 7 East 15th St. 

Nfw York City — The Automobile Bluebook 
Publishing Co. has been re-incorporated under 
the name of the Automobile Blue Books Cor- 

New York City. — The Wanamaker Book 
Store, after a trial of several years in a 
"skyed" situation, has been moved back to 
the main floor. The change will be highly 
satisfactory to the many customers and to 
other well-wishers of this important depart- 

July 9. 1 92 1 


Among the Publishers 

A Week's Gleanings of Book-trade News 

ZoE Akins' novel, "Waste Land," will be 
published by the Century Company this fall, 


The Macmillan Company announces for 
fall publication, a new novel by H. G. Wells, 
"The Secret Places of the Heart." 

J. C. Snaith's new novel, which Appleton 
will bring out this fall will be called "The 
Council of Seven." 

"Elizabeth,"' of German Garden fame, will 
have a new novel published in October by 
Doubleday, It is to be called "Vera." 

Arthur Crabb, author of "Ghosts," has 
written a new novel, "Ben Thorpe." which 
will be published by Century this fall. 

The publication in England of the Count 
de Soissons's biography, "The True Story of 
the Empress Eugenie" (Lane), It is said, has 
shocked English court circles beyond words. 

One of the most interesting of "first novels" 
was "Invincible Minnie" by Elisabeth Sanxay 
Holding (Doran). The author's second book, 
"Rosaleen Among the Artists," is promised for 

"The Year of Delight," by Margaret Widde- 
mer, might be described off-hand as an up- 
to-date variant of "BrcAvster's Millions." It 
will be published this fall by Harcourt, Brace 
and Co. 

In "Highly Colored" which Dodd, Mead is 
bringing out in the fall, the same negro char- 
acters which appeared in Roy Cohen's earlier 
books "Polished Ebony" and "Come Seven" 

Dodd, Mead will publish soon W. B. Max- 
well's new novel "Vivien." 

May Sinclair's new novel, which is a hu- 
morous study of an egotist is called "Mr. 
Waddington of Wyck" (Macmillan). 

"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer 
is about to be published in England by Heine- 

Vincent Starrett of Chicago is getting out 
a new edition of his antholog}' of poems writ- 
ten about Stevenson. 

Ted Robinson, columnist of the Cleveland- 
Plain Dealer, author of "Piping and Pan- 
ning" has had a novel accepted by Macmillan. 

The Century Co. will publish this fall a 
novel by Alice Hegan Rice, the author of 
"Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch," to be 
called "Quinn." 

Emanuel Reicher announces that he will 
revive Hauptmann's "The Weavers," in New 
York next season. "The Weavers" is in vol- 
ume I of the seven-volume edition of Haupt- 
mann's plays published by Huebsch. 

iMiTCHELL Kennerley IS to bring out in lim- 
ited edition "The Portrait of Mr. W. H.," as 
written by Oscar Wilde. This is the so-called 
"lost manuscript" which for 26 years has mys- 
tified the literary world. 

Rose Macaulay gathered the material for 
her satire on psychoanalysis by going to a 
psychologist in London for the purpose of 
being psyched. His remark : "All ages are 
dangerous to all people in this dangerous life 
we live," furnishes the theme of her new book, 
"Dangerous Ages," to be published by Boni 
and Liveright this fall. 

"Oh, Shoot! Confessions of an Agitated 
Sportsman," Rex Beach's new book, tells of the 
humorous adventures of the author and Fred 
Stone of dramatic fame. The book has sixty- 
three illustrations from photographs (Harper). 

Nicholas Murray Butler, President of 
Columbia University, has written to Edith 
Wharton that he will carry the Pulitzer Prize 
with him to Paris. He recently sailed for 
Europe and will personally, present to Mrs. 
Wharton the prize won by her novel, "The 
Age of Innocence" (Appleton), as the best 
American novel of the year. 

"The Gentleman With a Duster" has 
turned his attention to English Society and 
gives it a hearty drubbing in his new book, 
"The Glass of Fashion" (Putnam). Among 
the victims of his caustic power are Colonel 
Reppington and Margot Asquith. The latter 
he nicknames "The Grandmother of the Flap- 

In "More That Must Be Told" (Harper) Sir 
Philip Gibbs has written an account of condi- 
tions of Europe during the peace which suc- 
ceeded the war which promises to be as inter- 
esting as the account of war conditions in "Now 
It Can Be Told." 


The Publishers' Weekly 

The Weekly Record of New Publications 

This list aims to be a complete and accurate record of American book publications. 
Pamphlets will be included only if of special value. Publishers should send copies of all 
books promptly for annotation and entry, and the receipt of advance copies insures record 
simultaneous with publication. The annotations are descriptive, not critical; intended to 
place not to judge the books. Pamphlet material and books of lesser trade interest are listed 
in smaller tj^e. 

The entry is transcribed from title page when the book is sent for record. Prices are added except 
when not supplied by publisher or obtainable only on specific request. When not specified the binding is cloth. 

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10 cm.); sq., obi., nar., designate square, oblong, narrow. 

Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell [Mrs. Fordyce 

Rainy week. 227 p. D [c. '21] N. Y., But- 
ton $1.60 n. 

A story of a lonely country house to which comes a 
bride and groom, a woman with a past, and other 
interesting folk, and who find themselves locked in 
by a week of soaking rain. 

Agar, Frederick Alfred 

Modern money methods for the Church. 
162 p. forms tabs. D [c. '21] Phil., The Jud- 
son Press $1 n. 

Partial contents: The working principles; A linau- 
cial plan for the local church; Some mecnanicai 
processes; Unusual financing. 

Anderson, Robert Franklin 

The Anderson arithmetic; in 3 v.; v. 2. 
no paging diagrs. D '21 Best., Silver, Burdett 
92 c. n. 

Corrected entry. 

Anderson, "William, and Lobb, Albert J. 

A history of the constitution of Minnesota; 
with the first verified text. 7-\-322, p. il. maps 
O (Studies in the social sciences, no. 15) c. 
Minneapolis, Alinn., Univ. of Minnesota pap. 
Automobile (The) Blue Books Corporation 

V. A., New York Metropolitan blue book; 
an Ultimate guide to New York City and sur- 
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mobile tourist but also for anj^one who is 
living in or visiting New York City; [1920- 
21 ed.] 768 p. maps (part fold.) O N. Y., 
The Automobile Blue Books Corp. $3 n. 

V. T., Transcontinental blue book; includ- 
ing the main, heavy truck lines of travel for 
use of long distance tourists; particularly 
for Coast to Coast tours ; the volume is abso- 
lutely limited to these main highways and no 
other roads or side routes are given, 946 p. 

maps (part fold.) O [c. '21] N. Y., The Auto- 
mobile Blue Books Q)rp. $5 n. 

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extension routes into adjacent New England, 
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maps (part fold.) O [c. '21] N. Y., The Auto- 
mobile Blue Books Corp., 239 W. 39th St. 
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mobile Blue Books Corp. $4 n. 

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Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Dis- 
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fold.) O [c. '20] N. Y., The Automobile Blue 
Books Corp. $4 n. 

Adams, Walter Sydney, and others 

The parallaxes of 1646 stars derived by the 
spectroscopic method. 82 p. tabs. O (Contrib. 
from the Mount Wilson observatory, no. 199) '21 
Wash., D. C, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 
pap. apply 
American Exchange National Bank 

Acceptances; their importance as a means of in- 

creasing and simplifying domestic and foreign trade; 
with a digest of the amendments to the Federal Re- 
serve act., Regulations of the federal reserve board, 
the United States Warehouse act, the Edge export 
finance act, and the Federal bill of lading act^ 3rd. 
rev. ed., April i, 1921. 106 p. facsms. O c. N. Y., 
The Am. Exchange National Bank, 128 B'way. pap. 


uly 9, 1 92 1 

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Corp. $4 n. 

Baetjer, Frederick Henry, and Waters, 
Charles Alexander 

Injuries and diseases of the bones and 
joints ; their differentia'! diagnosis by means 
of the Roentgen rays. 18+349 P- il- O '21 
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Baierl, Joseph John 

The commandments explained according to 
the Munich or psychological method; for 
children of the interrnediate and higher 
grades ; based on the Baltimore catechism 
[no. 2] and aid to catechists. 2-f-427 p. ( 2 p. 
bibl.) D c. '20 Rochester, N. Y., The Semin- 
ary Press $2.25 n. 


Bingham, Hiram 

An explorer in the air service. 260 p. il. O 
c. '20 New Haven, Conn., Yale Univ. Press 
bds. $10 
Bruhn, Martha E. 

The MuUer-Walle method of lip-reading 
for the adu'lt deaf; a text-book; 3rd ed. 
292 p. O '20 c. 'i5-'i9 Lynn, Mass., The 
Nichols Press $3.50 
Burch, Henry Reed 

American economic life. 533 p. D c. N. Y., 
Macmillan $1.72 n. 

Burton, Ernest De Witt, and Goodspeed, 
Ed^ar Johnson 

A harmony of the synoptic Gospels in 
Greek. 30+316 p. O [c. '20] Chic, Univ. of 
(Thic. Press $3 n. 
Caldwell, A. B., ed. 

History of the American negro; North 
Carolina edition; original ed., v. 4. 864 p. 
front, (por.) pors. O c. Atlanta, Ga., A. B. 
Caldwell Pub. Co., 127 Central Bldg. $3 n. 

A collection of biographical sketches of promi- 
nent men and women of the negro race, who have 
distinguished themselves in the professionst 

Callan, Charles Jerome, and McHugh, John 

A parochial course of doctrinal instruc- 
tions for all Sundays and holydays of the 
year ; based on the teachings of the Catechism 
of the Council of Trent and harmonized with 
the Gospels and Epistles of the Sundays and 
feasts ; with an introd. by the Most Rev. 
Patrick J. Hayes. O [c. '21] ^N. Y., Joseph F. 
Wagner pap. $1.50 n. 

Program for a parochial course of doc- 
trinal instructions for all Sundays and holy 
days of the year ; TDased on the teachings of 
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'21 N. Y., Rvissian Information Bureau pap. 25 c.n. 
Stonex, Wilber L., ed. 

American and modern European history; tv. 4 or 
Modern American Education.] 254-543 p. O [c. '21] 
Phil., American Education Institute, inc. not sold 
separately, apply 
Strong, Richard Pearson, and others 

Typhus fever; with particular reference to the 
Serbian epidemic. 8+273 P. pIs. diagrs. O '20 
Wash., D. C, Ameican Red Coss apply 
Swift and Co. 

Swift and company year book; covering the activi- 
ties for the year 1920; issued for the 36th annual 
shareholders' meeting, January 6, 1921. 62 p. front, 
charts (part fold.) il. tabs, map D Chic, Swift & 
Co., General Offices pap. gratis 


The Publishers' Weeklv 

Taylor, Hugh Scott 

Fuel production and utilization. 144-297 p. 
il. O '20 N. Y., Van No strand $4 n. 

Taylor, Stewart 

Clay modeling for schools ; a suggestive 
course for teachers of modelling and for 
students. 12+139 p. tabs. pis. il. plans O (Pit- 
man's handiwork ser.) '21 N. Y., Pitman 
$2 n. 

Instruction for modelling from the kindergarten 
to the senior grade C . 

Terzano, Giovanni 

Espana y la America espaiiola ; bocetos y 
cuentos. 15+318 p. il. pors. maps D [c. '21] 
Phil., Winston $1.40 

Theological study today; addresses delivered 
at the 75th anniversary of the Meadville School, June 1-3, 1920. 12+215 p. 
D [c. '21] Chic, Univ. of Chicago Press 
$1.50 n. 

Partial contents: The Old Testament, by Henry 
Preserved Smith; The New _ Testament, by Clayton 
Raymond Bowcn; Education in worship, by Theodore 
G. Soares. 

Todd, John, and Whall, W. B. 

Practical seamanship for use in the Mer- 
chant service ; 7th ed., rev. and enl. 18+ 
442 p. il. O '20 N. Y., Van Nostrand $12 n. 

Turgenev, Ivan Sergieevich 

The two friends ; and other stories ; tr. from 
the Russian bv Constance Garnett. 369 p. D c. 
N. Y., Macmillan $2 n. 

This volume also contains "Father Alexey's story," 
"Three meetings" and "A quiet backwater." 

Undset, Sigrid 

Jenny ; a novel ; tr. from the Norwegian by 
W. Ernme. 205 p. D c. N. Y., Knopf $2.50 n. 

A story of modern woman, her nature and fate, 
with the plot laid in Rome and then in Norway. 

Ward, Jessie Jane 

The call at evening; [a religious novel.] 
433 p. il. D [c. '20] Lamoni, la., Herald Pub 
House $1.50 n. 
Watkinson, William L., D.D. 

The shepherd of the sea. [sermons] 256 p. 
D c. N. Y. and Chic, Revell $1.75 n. 
Westropp, M. S. Dudley 

Irish glass; [il. with reproductions of 
typical pieces and patterns and designs.] no 
paging il. pis. Q '21 Phil., Lippincott $15 n' 
Wilkins, Ernest Hatch, and Marinoni, An- 

L'ltalia. 12+187 P- front, pis. map D (Univ. 
of Chic. Italian ser.) c. '20 Chic, Univ. of 
Chicago $1.50 n. 

Williamson, George Charles 

Daniel Gardner ; painter in pastel and 
gouache ; a brief account of his life and 
works. 206 p. il. pis. (part col.) Q '21 N. Y., 
J. Lane $30 n. 

Zerfass, Samuel Grant 

Souvenir book of the Ephrata cloister ; com- 
plete history from its settlement in 1728 to 
the present time. Included is the organiza- 
tion of Ephrata borough and other informa- 
tion of Ephrata, connected with the cloister. 
[Seventh-day Baptists in Pennsylvania.] 84 p. 
pis. pors. O [c. '21] Lititz, Pa., John G. Zook 

Zimand, Save! 

Modern social movements ; descriptive sum- 
maries and bibliographies. 6+260 p. (4^ p. 
bibl.) D (Debaters' handbook ser.) '21 N. Y., 
H. W. Wilson Co. $1.25 n. 

Thompson, Sir Herbert, and Griffith, Francis Llewel- 

The magical demotic papyrus of London and 
Leiden; .^ v. 8+36; 8+208; 4+154 P- O '21 N. Y., 
Oxford Univ. Press $19 

Formerly published by Manchester University 
Tobin, Elise 

Limits of esterification of certain aliphatic al- 
cohols; a dissertation presented to the faculty of 
Bryn Mawr College in part fulfillment of the re- 
quirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy. 
47 p. Q '20 [Bryn Mawr, Pa., Bryn Mawr Coll.] 
pap. apply. 
Toynbee, Arnold Joseph 

The tragedy of Greece; a lecture delivered for the 
professor of Greek to candidates for honours iri 
Literae humaniores at Oxford in Maj', 1020. 42 p. 
O '21 N. Y., Oxford Univ. Press 90 c. 
U. S. Army School of the Line 

Tactical principles and decisions prepared by the 
School of the line, the General service schools; 2 v. 
various pamng il. plans maps tabs, (part fold.) and 
portfolio of 13 fold. pis. maps and plans O '20 Fort 
Leavenworth, Kas., The General Service Schools 
pap. $4: $5 
Wainwright, G. A. 

Balabish; with a preface by T. Whittemore; 37th 
memoir of the Egypt exploration society. 8+78 p. 
pis. Q (The Egypt exploration society) '21 N. Y., 
Oxford Univ. Press $19 

Warbasse, Agnes Dyer [Mrs. James Peter War- 

The story of co-operation; 3rd rev. ed. 24 p. O 
(Pamphlet no. 3) [c. '21] N. Y., The Co-operative 
League of America, 2 W. 13th St. pap. 10 c. 

Warbasse, James Peter 

The co-operative consumers' movement in the 
United States; 3rd rev. ed. 11 p. O c. '20 N. Y., The 
Co-operative League of America pap. 5 c. 

.Co-operative education; the duties of the educa- 
tional committee defined. 15 p. O c. '20 N. Y., The 
Co-operative League of America pap. 5 c. 
Washington, George 

Washington's note book; selections from a newlj'- 
discovered manuscript written by him while a Vir- 
ginia colonel in 1757; ed. by Victor Hugo Paltsits. 
6 p. O '20 N. Y., New York [City] Public Librarv 
pap. 5 c. 
Wilson, Neill Compton 

The city of caprice; il. by Haydn Lothers and 
Ralph Young, [verse] 9-f-62 p. pis. D [c. '20] 
San Francisco, Cal., The Overalnd Pub. Co. bds. 
Wilson, Samuel Tyndale 

Thomas Jefferson Lamar; a memorial sketch. 96 p. 
front, pis. pors. D '20 Mary villa, Tenn., Mrs. 
M. A. Lamar $1 n. 
Winlock, Herbert Eustis 

Bas-reliefs from the temple of Rameses i at 
Abydos. 3+54 p. il. pis. (part fold.) T (Papers: 
V. I, pt. i) [c. '21] N. Y., Metropolitan Museum 
of Art pap. $3.50 
Woolf, Leonard Sidney 

The control of industry by the people thru the 
co-operative movement; [a description of the meth- 
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N. Y., Co-operative League of America pap. 10 c. 
Yale University 

Alumnae, Graduate school; [prepared by Margaret 
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Yale University pap, priv. pr. [not sold] 

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Rare Books, Autographs and Prints 

AT the sale of the Hbrary of Sir Arthur 
Brooke at Sotheby's in London, June i, a 
copy of the First Folio, 1623, of Shake- 
speare brought £2650; a Second Folio, 1632, 
ii25; and a Third Folio, 1664, second issue, 

A collection of Americana consisting of 
pamphlets, broadsides and autograph letters, 
books relating to the Colonies, the Revolutionary 
War, the early West, Lincoln and a small col- 
lection of Shakespeareana, will be sold by the 
Heartman Auction Company, Inc., at Rutland, 
Vt., July 12. 

The rare book business in this city is the 
slowest that it has been since the first years of 
the war. In London much more appears to be 
doing owing partly to the presence of American 
dealers who it is said are buying Tieavily for 
next season. 

The Bookman'^s Journal will shortly publish 
a "Bibliography of Modern Authors," by Henry 
Danielson, with full collations of the first edi- 
tions of fifteen English authors among whom 
are John Drinkwater, Lord Dunsany, George 
Gissing, John Masefield, Leonard Merrick, 
Arthur Symons and Hugh Walpole. 

The last catalog of Maggs B'rothers of Lon- 
don is devoted entirely to association books, 
ranging in value from ii 2s. to ii250, number- 
ing 544 lots and constituting the most extensive 
collection of its kind ever offered to the public 
in a single catalog. It contains 'books of eight- 
eenth century authors, the Victorian period and 
a few of the present time. Carlyle, Dickens, 
Swinburne and Tennyson are especially well 

The celebrations commemorating the six hun- 
dredth anniversary of the death of Dante are 
announced by Columbia University. One will 
be held in the fall and the other during the last 
two weeks of the summer session. Lectures 
on August I, 4, 8 and 10 will be delivered by 
Ernest H. Wilkins, Litt.D., professor of ro- 
mance languages at the University of Chicago 
and a leading scholar in this field. In Avery 
Hall there will be an exhibition of books by 
Dante and concerning him. 

Count De Byren Kuhn, young Polish artist, 
poet, and archaeologist, placed a bronze tablet 
executed by himself to the memory of Edgar 
Allan Poe on the poet's grave June 25. The 
tablet is the gift of more than 2000 literary men 
and women of the French Literary Society and 
the Alliance Frangaise, and bears the inscription 
"To the memory of Edgar Allan Poe. Eter- 
nally dear to the hearts of his French friends, 
this small tribute to his genius is dedicated." 

The Bodleian Library has opened an exhibi- 
tion in commemoration of the sixth centenarv' 
of the death of Dante, the fourth centenary of 

Luther's appearance before the Diet at Worms, 
and the centenary of Napoleon's death at St. 
Helena, all of which occur this year. Many 
rare books, manuscripts, autograph letters and 
documents concerning these famous men are 
on view. The Dante treasures include the editio 
princeps of the "Divina Commedia," published 
at Foligno, 1472; the Venetian edition of 1477 
in which the life of Dante by Boccaccio was 
first printed, and the specially interesting edi- 
tion printed at Florence in 1480 with engravings 
and designs by Botticelli. 

The 'Autobiography of Martin Van Buren," 
recently printed at the Government Printing Of- 
fice and sold for $1.00 is taking a place in the 
forefront of American autobiographies. Presi- 
dent Van Buren wrote it expecting it would be 
published immediately after his death. It has 
recently appeared as the second volume of 
House Document 819 of the Sixty-sixth Con- 
gress, Second Session. Van Buren began it in 
1554 and wrote or dictated it until his death in 
i860. The Van Burens kept it in their posses- 
sion until 1905 when Mrs. Smith Thompson 
Van Buren of Fishkill presented it to the Li- 
brary of Congress. Worthington C. Ford began 
editmg it and John C. Fitzgerald finished it. 
Notwithstanding its price it is one of the most 
important pieces of Americana published in 
recent years. 

Harper's Magazine for July contains an 
article by Prof. John M. Manley entitled 
"The Most Mysterious Manuscript in the 
World," a manuscript discovered nine years 
ago by Wilfred M. Voynich, the wefll-known 
bibliophile, consisting of a small volume 
written by Johannes Marcus Marci in 1665, 
drawings, astrological diagrams and sym- 
bolical representations of cell development. 
The writing is strange. Experts in languages 
say that it is not in any known alphabet and 
experts in cryptography say that it is clearly 
some_ otherwise unknown cypher. The first 
mention of the book is to be found in a letter 
written by Johannes Marcus Marci in 1665, 
who sent it as a present to Dr. Abbanasius 
Kircher. The guess that seems most plaus- 
ible is that it is the work of Roger Bacon, 
the famous English scholar and scientist of the 
Middle Ages. 

There are many indications that the pub- 
lication of limited and de luxe editions of 
modern and other authors will be resumed 
just as soon as the cost of material and* 
printing will permit. The possibilities both 
in England and in this country are believed 
to be very great. Subscription editions of 
Stevenson, Hardy, Bernard Shaw and Arnold 
Bennett are under way and others will fol- 
low. Whether these books will be sold by 
agents, the trade, or by both, remains to be 
seen. A prosperous return to the exclusive 
agency system in vogue some years ago will 
result almost inevitably in the revival of the 

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abuses of those days. Whether the debauch 
reaches the grand climax of 1905-1915, when 
it was checked only by prison sentences, will 
depend upon the character of the publishers, 
their agents and the gullibility of the public. 
The booksellers can do much to keep their 
clientele informed and they should use the 
opportunity to the limit. 

Christopher Morley describes at length a 
commonplace book kept by Charles Lamb in 
his column in the New York Evening Post. 
The book is now owned by a New York 
dealer and is a folio copy of Thomas Hol- 
croft's "Travels in Germany, Holland, and 
France," containing upwards of 1,000 pages. 
Lamb used its wide margins and blank pages 
to copy down things that interested him, ex- 
tracts from his reading, puns, acrostics, 
lighter verse of his own, and to paste in 
clippings of his essays and poems by himself 
and his friends, especially Coleridge, as tney 
appeared in the magazines. Of particular 
interest was a picture of Fanny Kelly (the 
actress whom Lamb hoped to marry) to- 
gether with a clipping of an anonymous let- 
ter of praise Lamb wrote about her. "The 
scrap book," says Mr. Morley, "the darling 
of Lamb's quiet, candle light hours, when he 
sat at the table with the books he had been 
reading strewn about him, and perhaps Mary 
stitching at needle work by the fire, seems 
to bring him as close to us as any relic we 
have ever seen." 

The current catalog of Charles J. Sawyer, 
Ltd., of London, is devoted entirely to extra- 
illustrated books, some ninety lots in all. 
One of the most important is_ a copy of 
Blanchard Jerrold's- "Life of George Cruik- 
shank," inlaid to folio size, and the two 
volumes extended to four by the insertion of 
1,700 rare colored plates, caricatures, en- 
gravings, woodcuts, portraits, water color 
drawings, sketches, autograph letters, docu- 
ments, play bills, all sumptuously bound in 
polished red levant morocco. Another work, 
Richard H. Home's "History of Napoleon," 
is described as the finest extra-illustrated life 
of Napoleon ever offered for sale. Its two 
royal octavo volumes have been inlaid to 
folio size and extended to six volumes by 
the insertion of 1,545 portraits, views, battle 
scenes, historical documents, autograph let- 
ters, caricatures, broadsides, proclamations, 
the portraits being fine impressions executed 
in line, mezzotint and color, many being 
aquatints of great rarity. There are nearly 
100 caricatures, many in color, by George 
Cruikshank, Dighton and others. This mass 
of material has been carefully arranged and 
bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Seldom, 
if ever, has such a quantity of extra-illus- 
trated books been described in a single 
dealer's catalog. F. M. H. 


College Freshman (to sweet young thing) : 
Have you read "Beowulf?" 

Sweet Young Thing: No. but I've read 
"Br'er Rabbit." Isn't Uncle Remus adorable? 

Auction Calendar 

Tuesday, July 12th, at 12 o'clock noon. Rare Ameri- 
cana, pamphlets, broadsides, autographs, Lincoln- 
iana, Shakespeareana, including many items of 
rarity. (No. 123: Items 233.) Heartman Auction Co., 
3iJ^ Merchants' Row, Rutland, Vt. 
Tuesday, July 12th, at 2:30 Snd 8:15 o'clock. A 
choice collection of books from private owners, 
together with an art library and signed proof etch- 
ings by Whistler. The Walpole Galleries, 10 East 
49th St., New York City. 

Catalogs Received 

Books in the Italian lang:uage. Richard Jaschke, 78 

Charing Cross Road, London, W. C. 2, England. 
Books and autographs. (No. 43; Items 702.) Reginald 

Atkinson, 188 Peckham Rye, London, S. E. 22, 
England. Books of exceptional interest. (No. 20; 
Items 388.) Townley Searle, 43 Wellington Quay, 
Dublin, Ireland. 
Books on British and Foreign Birds, and a selection 

of natural history voyages and travels. (No. 415; 
Items 393.) Francis Edwards, 8^, High Street, 
Marylebone, London, W. i, England. 
Books relating to America and genealogy. (No. 23; 

Items 3^7.) Townley Searle, 43, Wellington Quay, 
Dublin, Ireland. 
Collection of classic authors and famous books, 

notable novels, favorite book illustrators, etc. 
(No. 6; Items 651.) Ex-Officers Book Union, 16, 
Rathgar Avenue, West Ealing, London, England. 
Fine and rare books and early prints, first editions, 

etc. (No. 22; Items 513.) Townley Searle, 43 
Wellington Quay, Dublin, Ireland. 
Inkunabeln. (No. 492; Items 140.) Karl W. Hierse- 

mann, Konigstrasse 29, Leipzig, Germany. 
Kunstgeschichte, Kuns^ewerbe Architektur Archa- 

ologie Schone und illustr. Bucher. (No. 2; Items 
327.) Wolf Mueller, Hauptstrahe 142, Berlin-Schone- 
berg, Germany. 
Limited editions de luxe, fine bindings, scarce 

books. (No. s; Items 321.) Richard Jaschke, 78, 
Charing Cross Road, London, W. C. 2, England. 
Livres Anciens et Modemes. (No. 327; Items 611.) 

G. LeMallier, 25, Rue de Chateaudun, Paris, 
Livres Anciens et Modemes. (No. 4: Items 626.) 

F. De Nobele. 28 rue Saint-Sulpice. Paris, France. 
Miscellaneous books. Basil Blackwell, 49 Broad 

Street. Oxford. England. 
Miscellaneous books for the collector and book 

lover. (No. 934; Items 873.) C. F. Libbie & Co., 
78 Bedford Street, Boston 10, Mass. 
Rare and standard works. (No. 40; Items 359.) 

Peters Brothers, 52 Whitechapel, Liverpool, Eng- 
Second-hand books, ancient and modern. (No. 87; 

Items 1247.) C. Richardson, 42a. Rosamond Street 
West, C.-on-M., Manchester, England. 
Slav literature. (No. 6; Items 608.) Richard Jaschke, 

26, High Street, New Oxford Street, London, W. 
C. 2, England. 



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Magazine of History, May, 1905; Oct., 1917; Jan., 

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Mbg. Am. Hist., March, '77, June, July, Oct. 
Century, Nov., 1910, quantity. 

* Claire ^K. Alden, 47 Mather St., Dorchester, Mass. 

The Black Cat, fall of 1901, containing "A Pro- 
fessional Vampire." 

Anerican Home, N. Y., Sept., 1903, "My Franken- 

American Home, igosC?), containing "The Gift of 

American Farmer Magazine, Chicago, 1900, con- 
taining "The Home of My Ancestors." 

American Library Service, 500 Fifth Ave., New York 

Hamilton, Vanished Pomps of Yesterday. 

Braithwaite, Anthologies of 1916, 1917. 

Braunt, Soap Maker's Handbook. 

Braunt, Practical Distillation of Alcohol. 

Blavatsky, Isis Unveiled. 

Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine. 

Hartmann, Magic Black and White. 

Johnson, H. K., Raleigh Westgate. 

Johnson, H. K., Poems and Songs for Young People. 

Johnson, Rossiter, The War of 1812. 

Johnson, Rossiter, Story of the Constitution. 

Johnson, Rossiter, The French War. 

Johnson, H. K., Roddy's Romance. 

Illustrated Manual of Fly-Making for Trout Fish- 

Read, Introduction to Psychology. 

Heyman, K. R., The Relation of Ultra Modern 
Music to Archaic Music. 

Collumkill Prophecy. 

Schufeldt, Studies of the^Human Form. 

Prevost, Marcel, Works, particularly Simply Women. 

Shepard's Historical Atlas. 

Renaissance Architecture in France, 2 vols., W. H. 

The New Science of Color, Beatrice Irwin. 

Cable, Strange True Stories of Louisiana. 

Madison's Constitutional Convention. 

Leblanc, Confessions of Arsene Lupin. 

Jastrow, Dictionary of the Targumns, etc., 2 vols, 

Poe, E. A., anything on or about. 

Virginia, anything on or about. 

American News Co., 9 Park Place, New York 

Edgar Allan Poe, ed. by Professor Harrison, Vir- 
ginia ed., 17 vols., cloth, one set. 

Arcade Book Shop, 223 N. 8th St., St. Louis, Mo. 

Drury, General History of World. 

Slaughter, Hist, of Truro Parish in Virginia. 

Rousseau, Projects for the World Peace. 

Cabell, Jurgen. 

Tyrell, Christianity at the Cross Roads. 

Pentecost, True Science and Source of Light. 

Shepperson, Cotton Futures. 

E. Field. Tribune Primer. 

New Light from Old Eclipses. 

Warner, Book of Football. 

Mulford, The Orphan. 

William M. Bains, 1213 Market St., Philadelphia 

The Magneto, Robert Elson. 
Theodolf the Icelander, Fouquet. 
Zola's Paris, Macmillan. 
Jennings, Texas Ranger, Scribner. 

G. A. Baker & Co., 144 E. 59th St., New York 

Linnaeus, Systma Natural, in Latin, before 1800. 
Spencer, Principles of Ethics, vol. i, Appleton. 
Beaumont, Experiments and Observations on the 

Gastric Juice, Plattsburgh, 1833. 
Melville, Omoo, 1847. 
Melville, Mardi, 1848. 

G. A. Baker & Co.— Continued 

Melville, Redburn, 1848. 

Melville, White Jacket, 1850. 

Melville, Moby Dick, 1851. 

Melville, Pierre, 1852. 

Melville, Israel Potter, 1855. 

Melville, Piazza Tales, 1856. 

Melville, The Confidence Man, 1857. 

DeVinne, Invention of Printing, 1876. 

Conrad, Point of Honor, McClure. 

Cuming, In the Shadow of the Pagoda. 

Cabell, Beyond Life, ist ed. 

Cabell, Gallantry, ist ed. 

Cabell, Cords of Vanity, ist ed. 

Cabell, Rivet in Grandfather's Neck, ist ed. 

Wm. Ballantyne & Sons, 1409 F St., N. W., 
Washington, D. C. 

McCabe, Tyranny of Shams. 

Barnies' Haunted Bookery, San Diego, Calif. 

Anderson, Astrology of the Old Testament. 
Balzac, Deputy for Arcis, pt. i, Gebbie, '91, ed., 

red cloth. . 
Lansing, or other Arabic Manual. 
Randolpf. Eulis, or other. 
Roller Skating. 

The Seven Planes of Consciousness. 
Waterloo, Stanley, A Man and a Woman. 
Wellhouse, Geo., The Eve Talker, Interest Tables. 
Barr Book Shop, 24 W. Orange St., Lancaster, Pa. 
Johnston's Original Portraits of Washington 
O'er Hill and Dale. 
Sparrow, The English House. 
History of American Literature, vol. 4. 
Dudley & Thurstone, Catalogue of the Flowermg 

Plants Found in the Lackawanna and Wyoming 

Durand. Handbook to the Poetry of Kipling. 
Goodmann, Pennsylvania Biograpliy, Crissy, Phila 
Phillpotts. Mother of the Man. 

Proceedings National Foreign Trade Council, vol. 3. 
Cope. Evolution of the Sunday School. 
Voltaire, Tolerance and other essays. 

N". T. Bartlett & Co., 37 Comhill, Boston, Mass. 

Spectra, Bynner. 

Book on White Mountains. John H. Soaulding. 

Herbert's Poems. 3 vols., ed. Palmer. H. M. & Co. 

Australia from Woman's Point of View, Ackerman. 

Real Australia, Buchanan. 

Australian Byways, Duncan. 

Sunny Australia, Marshall. 

C. P. Bensinger Code Book Co., 19 Whitehall St, 

New York 
Universal Lumber Code. 
Commercial Code. Ai. 

Pocket Edition Western Um'on. Liebner's. 
Any American -Foreign Language Code. • 

Book Shop of Glass Block Store, Duluth, Minn. 

Log of the North Shore Club, two copies. 
Pomegranates in the Kutcher edition, Oscar Wilde. 

Brentano's, 5th Ave. and 27th St., New York 

G-briel Francheres' book", including an account of 

his life through the Canadian Rockies in 1814. 
A book by Ross Cox connected with the history 

of Astoria. 
Sir George Simpson's CGoverno'r Hudson's Bay Co.) 

account of his expedition of iSFs through the 

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NEW YORK, JULY 16, 1921 

No. 3 


The Name behind the Book 
or the Book behind theName. 
Which is the bigger factor in 
sales? In Hall Caine's case 
we find both, — the world 
famed name, the 
universal interest. 



THE AUTHOR stands alone as the novelist 
of the heart since Dickens. His stories thrill 
with intense humanity and their countless 
readers dwell in every land. His books 
have been translated into more foreign 
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Seven of them have been dramatized. Sev- 
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each. One sold more than a million. 

THE NOVEL treats of a subject of uni- 
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had a remarkable fascination for some of 
the foremost novelists — Tolstoy, Stevenson, 
Scott, Hawthorne, Lytton, and others. It is 
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ject whose first chapter was written in the 
Garden of Eden, and which has interested 
the great of all ages. 




io6 '■ r" The Publishers' WeeMy 

Watch out for Her 



By Arthur 
Preston Hankins 

A certain young man realized one morning that he 
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To be published September 24 


Great American Novel 


'The Wasted Generation'' has the surge 
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"The Wasted Generation" is Owen John- 
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it the finest American novel that has ever 
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The Record oj 

Published October 18, at 
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first novel by an Amer- 
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Eight printings exhaust- 
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In "Books of the Month's" 
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on October 15 


by Floyd Dell 

A SEQUEL to ''Moon-Calf' 



September 15 




by Edward Alden Jewell 

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(List price of each of the four books above, $2. 50 net) 


16 July, 1921 


The Publishers' Weekly 


Dell ^vill Sell 

Reason No. 1:- 

BECAUSE her new novel, 
**The Obstacle Race/' is the 
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*'Not because it will sell 500,000 copies- 
it will ! — and not because it is by Gene Strat- 
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to-day to A Daughter of the Land; but 
because on her fiftieth birthday, which was 
yesterday, there was published this seventh 
of Mrs. Porter's novels." New York Sun, 
August 18th, 1918. 


Her FATHER'S Daughter 

What Critics Will Probably Say 

PRESS CRITICS will undoubtedly ex- 
press opinions in many veins after the 
publication of Her Father's Daughter. But 
in one sense they will be of unanimous opin- 
ion — for everyone always says that Mrs. 
Porter's novels are popular. Her readers 
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each new story. 

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Her Father's 


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An intimate account 

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It is a romance of 
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Laramie **rides, 
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the truth.'' 


Ready Aug. 26th 



ii6 The Publishers' Weekly 

This Book Has a Pulse 


By Jackson and Salisbury 

C It is showing the pulse of a winner. London has leaped at an 
English edition, and we are putting through a large new printing 
here. The review editors are doing nobly by it. The New York 
Evening Post says half the people in the United States could read 
"Outwitting Our Nerves" with profit. The New York Times in a 
page review by Dr. Van Buren Thorne says it is invaluable ; and this 
particular review, by the way, brought in a basketful of letters in 
two days asking for details about the book. The Boston Transcript 
and all the others that influence book-buyers talk as do the Times 
and Post. Feature editors are finding it good for stories. Best of 
all, readers of the book are hurrying to tell others about it. 

C Yes, "Outwitting Our Nevres" has something people want. Its 
pulse is strong, speaking in a selling sense. 

C.The book has an arresting, provocative title. It has an almost 
perfect popular style — simple and clear with a kick and a laugh in 
it. It reduces to common sense that subject people have heard so 
much about — ^psychoanalysis. The book is convincing: it ought to 
be, it is based on years of experience by an enormously successful 

C "Outwitting: Our Nerves" is easv readinsf. entertaininsr read- 
ing, helpful reading.* 

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We picked it for a winner 

Everyone in our organization who read SCARAMOUCHE, despite the 
diversities of taste, felt about it in the same way, unanimously agreeing 
that it was a story of absorbing and romantic interest. However, certain 
"kindly" critics on the outside when shown the book prior to having read 
it, informed us that novels with historical backgrounds were a thing 
of the past, that they were dead and buried. But we could not agree with 
this off-hand verdict, and we 

Gave it the Acid Test 

We sent out hundreds of copies to reviewers and to booksellers, asking 
their frank opinion of the story after reading it. We tried people of 
varying walks of life and of different points of view. The result was 
always the same — a sincere* and warm-hearted note of praise. And on the 
strength of this unanimity, we 

Then Quadrupled 
Our Advertising Appropriation 

which already had been based on a sale that was far greater than what 
the book had up to that time enjoyed. Accordingly a campaign of three 
column newspaper advertisements is now under way in the larger centers. 
From week to week we are going to tell you more about SCARAMOUCHE. 
Next week we will give you extracts from a few of the many letters that 
we have received from booksellers whose opinions everyone respects. 
Following this we will let you hear what reviewers have to say, and later 
we will give you opinions from outside sources. Be among those who 
recommend SCARAMOUCHE to your customers rather than among those 
who wait until your customers ask for it. Only a most unusual book can 
merit the praise which has already been given to it. 




ICAiGO, JULY 8, 1921 

July 1 6, 192 1 


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July 16, 1921 

"/ hold every man a debtor to his profession, 
from the which, as men of course do seek to 
receive countenance and profit, so ought they of 
duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, 
to be a help and ornanment thereunto." — Bacon. 

Opinions Will Differ 

FRO'M THE New York Times: "Another 
speaker at the N. E. A. Convention at Des 
Moines, Ella F. Chamberlain, a librarian, 
asserted as the result of her observations and 
experience that to-day neither the average 
teacher nor the average pupil is a reader of 
books, and that reading at home is fast be- 
coming for everybody a lost art. 

"There is indeed some reason to fear the 
abandonment of the reading habit if the price 
of books remains at its present height and pro- 
hibitive for most people, but perhaps the pub- 
lishers before long will repent and reform." 

From "Books and Folks" by Edward N. 
Teall: "The publishers, in the two years 
after the war, have carried more»of the load 
and left less of it for the consumers to bear, 
that the ever suspicious public can readily 
comprehend. When costs rose 200, 30a per 
cent and more, prices were advanced only 50 
to 75 per cent. Not wholly from idealism but 
partly as a fruit of it and partly because the 
counsel of business shrewdness coincided with 
that of idealistic motive, the publishers more 
than other producers sacrificed a part of their 
fair and normal profit." 

Mr. Teall, like the Times editorial writer, is 
a newspaper man. From the same post of 
observation both come to quite different con- 

The Stimulus of a Prize 

IN a humorous and very human picture of 
boy life the head master of the Pottsville 
High School talks in the July i Atlantic 
Monthly about "What Do Boys Know?" 

The basis of this particular report is an an- 
nual information test given to the prep school 
boys, a hundred questions covering literature, 
current events and general information. "The 
tests," he says, "are anticipated with an inter- 
est that amounts almost to enthusiasm. There 
are book prizes for the winners, and the suc- 

cessful ones receive from their fellows plaudits 
not usually given in this day and generation to 
those whose wits are nimbler than their heels." 

Perhaps it may not have been because "books 
were prizes" that the contest was entered into 
with enthusiasm, but, as the ideal prize tor 
school events, books can have no equal. Every 
year ought to see the esta/blishment of an in- 
creased number of such annual prizes thruout 
the country both in public and in private schools, 
preparatory schools and grade schools. The 
impetus that a sensibly framed contest can give 
to alert or laggard students is enormous and 
these prized volumes become the nucleus of li- 
braries that will receive further additions both 
by gift and personal purchase. 

Tihe bookseller often has been the instrument 
of starting such annual prizes in his community 
and in finding interested alumni of the local 
schools who are only too interested to see such 
an opportunity to encourage the new generation 
of boys and girls. 

Planning a Literary Evening 

ANEW and interesting development in 
good book publicity is seen on the jacket 
of the new Joseph Lincoln book that has 
just come from Appleton. This is a sugges- 
tion that the reader may wish to have a Joseph 
Lincoln evening at some club, and that the 
publisher will give help in making such a 
plan. The wrapper reads, "Why not have 
your club spend an afternoon or evening 
with Joseph Lincoln?" 

"If you are a member of an afternoon or 
evening literary or social club, why not sug- 
gest to your organisation tliat they devote a 
meeting to the work of the American humor- 
ist, philosopher and novelist, Joseph C. 
Lincoln. A critical paper on his novels, a 
sketch of his life, the reading of some of his 
poems, a village cameo and a humorous epis- 
ode or two from his books zvill make a de- 
lightful program. 

"Fill out and mail to the publishers the cou- 
pon below. They will be glad to send you 
some suggestions for a suitable program. They 
will also assist you by furnishing free of 
charge a sketch of the author's life, and a 
specially prepared critical paper on his writ- 
ings, by Hildegarde Hawthorne, grand- 
daughter of the great novelist, Nathaniel 
Hawthorne, and herself a foremost literary 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Many clubs which find enjoyment in literary 
programs of this sort will find such assistance 
of very real value, and the same material 
placed on file at public libraries will be of 
continuing interest to program makers. Many 
publishers have issued brochures about their 
authors, and the idea of following this with a 
suggestion for a literary program is a good 

Fiction We Remember 

AN interesting new feature was started in 
the book section of the Boston Tran- 
script in the issue of July 2nd, a series 
of short comments by E. F. Edgett, the editor, 
on "Fiction We Remember." The first one to 
be listed is "The Honorable Feter Stirling" 
by Paul Leicester Ford, published by Holt in 
1894 and still moving healthily on their list. 
Such a series of articles from an editor of 
Mr. Edgett's long experience will be well 
worth watching, in fact, one of the really 
needed tasks that lies before general readers 
and literary critics is the re-evaluation of 
American writing of the past thirty years, the 
years since the establishment of international 
copyright arrangements with England gave 
their authors a chance to receive American 
royalties and our authors a chance to com- 
pete on equal terms for the support and en- 
thusiasm of American publishers. 

Hidden in this thirty year production lies 
material that needs to be reread in its rela- 
tion to our present literary production and 
the evolution of an American literature. 

Slump in Motion Pictures 

AT the New Jersey convention of the 
moving picture theater owners at Atlantic 
City in the early part of July, the slump in 
the patronage and income of the motion 
picture industry, all over the country was 

"We want pictures with more punch to 
them, with some human interest point to a 
story, rather than million-dollar spectacles," 
declared Sidney' S. Cohen. 

"When the average citizen was earning 
war wages the bad pictures were tolerated; 
now that industrial conditions have cut down 
the income of the wages earners, they have 
become discriminating and this is seriously 
felt in the box offices. The producers realize 
that some reconstructive work must be done 
to re-establish public confidence in tlie ex- 
cellence of the picture plays. The theater 

owners will tell the producers what their ideas 
are in regard to the way to reawaken lagging 
interest in motion pictures." 

Photo Engravers 

JUDGE Whitaker of the Supreme Court of 
New York rendered a decision in the suit 
brought by the Standard Engraving Com- 
pany against the Photo Engravers' Union No. 
I to test the validity and applicability of the 
Meyer-Martin amendment to the Donnelly 
Anti-Trust Act, which was passed recently 
by the New York Legislature and signed! by 
Governor Miller. 

Justice Whitaker found that the activities of 
the union in fixing prices for photo engravings 
constituted a violation of this law. An m- 
j unction has been granted the Standard En- 
graving Company restraining the union and 
its officers from calling a strike to enforce this 
unlawful conspiracy. 

In its suit the Standard Engraving Com- 
pany sought to enjoin the union from de- 
claring a strike upon its shop in order to carr>' 
out the agreement of the union fixing the 
base price of photo engravings. In its bill 
of _ complaint the company declared that the 
union dictated the prices at which the members 
of the Photo Engravers' Exchange could sell 
their product. The mandates of the union 
were carried out by threats to strike and by 
actual strike against those who in any way 
departed from the prices fixed by the union. 

The decision of the court gives a broad in- 
terpretation of the Meyer-Martin amendment 
and is the ^^rst judicial ruling on the Amended 
Donnelly Act. The decision, however, does 
not afi'ect the right of workingmen to strike 
or of the union to call a strike for legal 
objects, but the court in this case held that 
such a strike would be illegal as it would 
compel the employers to violate the law. 

It is altogether likely that an appeal will be 
taken from Justice Whitaker's decision. Ac- 
cording to E. J. Volz, president of the New 
York Photo Engravers' Union, even if the 
amendment is sustained there is nothing to 
compel individuals from quitting work if thev 
want to. 

In Judge Whitaker's decision it is not made 
plain how it will be effective, as it does not 
say that members of the union must work, and 
there is no power that can compel them to 
work if they don't want to. 

The Photo Engravers' Union will prob- 
ably appeal from Judge Whitaker's decision, 
as it is too far reaching and reactionary^ to 
be allowed to go unquestioned. In the mean- 
time, the men will continue to obey the law as 
interpreted and announced. 

As regards the prices of photo engraving 
there cannot be any material changes or re- 
ductions at present. The present agreement 
and wage scale remains effective until January, 
1922, and was based on the present selling 

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Publishers' Views on Fordney Tariff 

I. Revenue Not Protection 
By John Macrae 

Vice-President of E. P. Button Co. 

I HAVE your request of July 5th for a per- 
sonal expression of opinion, and also an ex- 
pression of opinion for the firm of E. P. 
Button & Co. regarding the schedule as re- 
lated to the tariff on books, as proposed by the 
bill now pending before Congress. 

Since the beginning of American publish- 
ing, it has been customary for American pub- 
lishers to import editions of books from Eng- 
land to the United States, these editions being 
incorporated and made by agreement with the 
English publisher, a part of their own publi- 
cations. This arrangement has not been one- 
sided; at times the English publisher buys 
editions from the American publisher, the cus- 
tom being to divide the cost of production be- 
tween the two countries, in proportion to the 
quantity used. Sometimes the books are manu- 
factured in England, and at other times the 
books are manufactured in the United States, 
and sold by the American publisher to the 
English publisher, on precisely the same prin- 
ciple as the American publisher buys editions 
from the English publisher. 

No True Wholesale Value 

In 1877, when Secretary Sherman was Sec- 
retary of the Treasury, the question arose in 
the Appraiser's Stores of New York as to the 
proper value to be placed on editions of hooks 
from England into the United States. At that 
time we hadi as Secretary of the Treasury a 
simple old-fashioned American, who went di- 
rectly to the heart of things, and who issued 
one of those simple American rulings which 
prevented any further difficulties in the matter 
of valuation until the regime of Secretary 
Gage. During Secretary Gage's occupancy of 
the Treasury Department' the question of valu- 
ation again arose; but after investigation by 
the Treasury Department of the trade custom 
in England, it was decided to use the 
principle of the Sherman ruling made in 

The question came up again during Secre- 
tary Shaw's time. The late President Roose- 
velt took a personal interest in the matter, con- 
ferring on several occasions with Secretary 
Shaw, and urging him to investigate the mat- 
ter thru our London representatives and to 
find a proper way of settling the matter, in 
order that all possible difficulties and extra 
cost should be removed from burdening the 
value of imported books. 

Again the point was raised by the Appraiser 
of the Port of New York during Secretary 
MacVeagh's regime. At that time a very care- 
ful investigation was made of the trade cus- 
toms prevailing in London, as to the methods 
of purchase of imported editions by American 
publishers from the London publishers. Sec- 
retary MacVeagh gave careful consideration to 

these reports, and issued an order as to the 
foreign market value of imported books, which 
prevented any trouble until the latter part of 
the Wilson administration of the Treasury De- 
partment. Up to Secretary MacVeagh's assump- 
tion of the Treasury portfolio, all of the rul- 
ings of the Treasury Department on the sub- 
ject of imported editions of books, were basedi 
on the ruling by Secretary Sherman that there 
was no true wholesale market value for im- 
ported editions of books from England. 

The question of the market value of books 
arose again during the latter part of the 
Wilson administration, at a time when the 
President and the Secretary of the Treasury 
were overwhelmed with matters of stupendous 
world importance; and unfortunately the 
academic policy of the Treasury Department 
upheld the action of the Appraiser of the 
Port of New York, as to the increased valu- 
ation of imported editions of books. As a re- 
sult of this failure to act by the Secretary of 
the Treasury (there having been abundant 
precedent to do so), we and practically all 
of the important American publishers making 
it a practice from time to time to import edi- 
tions of books from England have been un- 
justly handled. We ourselves have paid un- 
justly to the Government some thousands of 
dollars in penalties which are unjust to us, 
and an unnecessary tax, falling on the very 
class of Americans least able to bear such* a 
tax. In other words, it is rare that American 
publishers import to any extent, except books 
whioh may be classed largely for the use of 
scholars and investigators. 

Burden on Educators 

The new Tariff should most certainly be 
carefully considered by Congress, and the 
phraseology changed and made so definite and 
clear for the future, that importing publish- 
ers will know actually how to enter at tne 
Custom House their imported editions. It is 
my definite and positive opinion, with fullest 
knowledge of the conditions as to the cost of 
manufacturing books in the Unitecf States and 
in Great Britain, that there is no need what- 
soever for any tariff on imported books from 
the standpoint of protection. If Congress in 
its wisdom feels that revenue should be col- 
lected from the importation of books, then the 
duty assessed should be based entirely on the 
question of the desirable revenue that books 
should contribute to the National Treasury. 
It will naturally be argued by the manufac- 
turers of books that a protective tariff is neces- 
sary. Personally and in the interests of E. P. 
Dutton & Co.. I will not raise my voice against 
any reasonable tariff which Congress may in 
its wisdom assess on the valuation of im- 
ported books, purely for revenue purposes. I 


The Publishers' Weekly 

do with all the enthusiasm and earnestness in 
me urge that Congress looks squarely in the 
face the meaning of a tariff on imported books. 
Every additional per cent added as tariff on 
books, lays an additional burden upon the edu- 
cators of this country; and there is and there 
can be no excuse whatever for a tariff on 
books, other than that of revenue production. 

It appears to me, in hastily glancing over 
the proposed Tariff now pending before Con- 
gress, that all ibooks of every description arc 
to be classed as revenue producers on the 
basis of a 20 per cent ad valorem duty. In 
all recent Republican tariffs as enacted, books 
in foreign languages, books more than twenty 
years old, books for the use of the United 
States Government, books for public libra- 
ries and for institutions of learning, books 
with raised letters for the blind, have been 
admitted in the United States free of duty, 
when accompanied by a sworn statement 
from such public institutions that the books 
were intended for their use. The Under- 
wood Tariff Act included all of the above 
classes of books on the free list, and added 
a very important class, namely, all text- 
books used in schools, colleges and other 

institutions of learning. By the narrow, a'o- 
surd interpretation of the Treasury Depart- 
ment during the Wilson administration, this 
clause of the Underwood Tariff Act as re- 
gards free importation of books, was inter- 
preted to mean arithmetics, spellers and such 
strictly primary school text-books, that the 
broad purpose in the interest of education 
of the Underwood Act was almost nullified. 

The one most important thing for the im- 
porting publishers is to urge and have enacted 
a clause in the new Tariff, which will pre- 
vent that constantly recurring question of the 
foreign market value of imported editions. 
The point as to what rate of duty Congress 
may feel it desirable to impose upon imported 
books for revenue purposes, does not so much 
concern the importing publisher, as it will 
concern the ultimate consumers of imported 
books, who are mainly educators and the in- 
stitutions of learning in the country. 

The Publishers' Weekly cannot urge too 
strongly in its columns, that the phraseology 
of this new law shall be such that the import- 
ing publishers shall pay the duty on the price 
paid for the books in Great Britain. 

II. An Unworkable Piece of Legislation 
By George P. Brett 

President of the Macmillan Company 

1HAVE not had time during the very busy 
days since public announcement was made 
of the proposed new tariff bill to give its 
(ietails the attention which ought to be given 
them before expressing an opinion on the mat- 
ter of the adoption of the bill. 

There are, however, certain provisions of 
the bill which are general and on which, in re- 
sponse to your invitation, I may comment. 

Protection Needed 

In the first place, let me say that I think 
that undoubtedly a tariff on the importation 
of books is needed in order to protect the 
workers in the publishing, printing, and book- 
binding trades from undue foreign competi- 
tion, a competition which, in my opinion, will 
be more serious than ever in view of the con- 
ditions abroad in those countries from which 
books are usually imported into this country. 

So that the provisions of the new tariff bill 
which impose a duty of twenty per cent upon 
the importation of books instead of the fifteen 
per cent duty which now prevails seem to 
me to impose a reasonable and fair duty on 
books to be imported into this country. 

But I object very materially to the prac- 
tice which has prevailed in the past and which 
will, I presume, prevail when this bill is in 
effect, by which only certain importers pay 
any duty at all. As a matter of fact, under 
the present bill not only _are duties not col- 
lected on books imported by public libraries, 
which is unfair and unjust from the stand- 
point of the bookseller and publisher, but as 

a matter of practice the Government seldom 
or never collects any duty on books imported 
iby private persons thru the mail, which is a 
further cruel injustice to the booksellers in 
this country who in this way lose a consider- 
able part of their business. 

Not only do I think that duties should be 
collected by the Government from all impor- 
ters of books, including the public libraries 
and the private purchasers of books from 
abroad by mail, ibut I think that the duty when 
enacted as a law should be collected on all 
classes of books and that neither scientific 
nor educational nor books written in foreign 
languages should be excepted. 

The provisions of the new law under which 
duties are to be assessed on the market value 
in America instead of on the market value 
in the country of export seem to me to be a 
most vicious, a most unjust, and a most un- 
workable piece of legislation. 

American Valuation 

For many years, as your readers who have 
imported books will undoubtedly know, the 
Government assessed duties on books imported 
into this country on the bona fide price which 
the importer paid for these books. Latterly, 
and under the present law, this practice was 
changed, and without notice to the importers 
the Government began to collect duties on an 
assessed value which ranged from fifty per 
cent to, in some cases, one hundred per cent 

July 1 6, 192 1 


more than the price which the importer actu- 
ally paid for the books imported whereby 
many large importers of books into this coun- 
try incurred heavy fines, and I can only char- 
acterize the change which I have referred to 
as one which was most unjust and arbitrary 
on the part of the Treasury, 

Under the new law there will be no way, 
it seems to me, to determine beforehand as 
to what is the actual value on which the duty 
is to be assessed, and the provision in the 
new law under which the tariff is to be as- 
sessed on the American value will be a cause 
of vexation, dispute, and legal confusion. 

What seems to me to be wanted in a new 
tariff law is a moderate c^uty (and twenty per 
cent seems to me to be a fair one) assessed 
on the value of all books that are imported 
into this country no matter by whom pur- 
chased, and this duty should he paid upon the 
bona fide price which the importer of the 
book in question pays to its foreign seller. 
Such a duty would properly protect our great 
publishing and manufacturing interests in this 
country, and would be easy and simple, so 
that every one could understand it, and would 
work without hardship to any interest con- 
cerned, as I see the matter. 

III. Protectionism Reduced to Absurdity 
By George Haven Putnam 

(An Extract from a Letter Printed in the New York Times of July 9.) 

IT is time that the attention of the American 
public should be directed to the new pro- 
tection schemes that have been put into shape 
by the Committee on Ways and Means and 
that are now to receive consideration in the 
two houses of Congress. 

These are schemes in regard to which it 
is the right and the duty of the voters and 
taxpayers of the country to express their 
opinions. The reports that have thus far 
come into print tell us that provision has been 
made for a substantial increase in the rates 
of duties on a long series of articles and 
materials which come into daily consumption 
and which are, therefore, to be classed as 
necessaries of life. 

These increases are, however, of small im- 
portance as compared with the proposition 
for the reshaping of the basis of valuation. 
Under the new plan, duty is to be assessed 
not on the amount paid by the American im- 
porter, nor on the cost of production in the 
market of origin, nor on the wholesale price 
in that market, but on the price (presumably 
the wholesale price) at which the goods are to 
be sold in the American market. 

The selling price that the importer or the 
distributer buying from the importer, expects 
to secure must, of necessity, be based upon 
the entire cost, in which cost the amount of 
duty paid constitutes an important factor. The 
utilization as the basis of djuty of the price 
charged for the goods in the American market 
means that there is to be a duty upon duty. 

The rates specified in the schedule will, 
therefore, give but little information as to the 
amount to be collected. 

Duty Upon Duty 

In the case, for instance, of a book which 
is to be published in England at 10 shillings, 
the American publisher, importing for Amer- 
ican readers one-half of the edition, say 1000 
copies, would, under usual routine, pay for 
such supply about 2 shilling and 6 pence a 
copy. Under the (very arbitrary) interpre- 
tation which has during the past two or three 
years been enforced bv the appraisers, the 
duty is assessed not on the amount paid by 

the importing publisher, but on two-thirds 
of the retail price of the book in the market 
of origin. Under the present conditions, there- 
fore, the duty on a book published at 10 shil- 
lings, and half of the edition of which 
was imported for publication in the States, 
would be 15 per cent, not on 2 shillings and 
6 pence but on 6 shillings and 6 pence. 

Asstiming that under the new conditions 
such importation could be made at all, the 
importing publisher would expect to make the 
retail price in this market for a book issued 
in London at 10 shilling about $3.50. The 
wholesale price would in that case be about 
$2.33. The duty on books in the present bill 
is raised from 15 per cent to 20 per cent, 
but the 20 per cent would in such a case be 
assessed upon a valuation for customs pur- 
poses of ^2.^s and would, therefore, be 47 
cents a copy. 

~ No Precedent 

With any such burden of duty the importa- 
tion of books in editions would be practically 
brought to a close. There could be no con- 
tinuation of joint publishing arrangement un- 
der which could be produced international 
series with contributors from all parts of the 
world. Readers in the American market would' 
be deprived of the advantage of securing at 
any practicable price the best work from the 
authoritative aijthor on the subject-majtter. 
The cost of books imported in smaller sup- 
plies would also be increased to such a point 
that the price would be excessive except for 
buyers who were not obliged to watch^ over 
expenditure closely. 

In the long history of protective tariffs 
which have had for their purpose the restric- 
tion of trade between the nations, I can find 
no precedent for the absurd proposition of 
assessing duty on the selling price not in the 
market of origin, but in the market of con- 
sumption. Such an attempt can, in my juc^- 
ment, only be described as "protection gone 

rin a letter to the Editor of the Publishebs' 
Weeki-y Major Putnam calls attention to the fol- 
lowing important omission in his letter as it appeared 
in The Tiwes.] 


The Publishers' Weekly 

In the letter that I recently brought into 
print in the New York Times, I find, that, 
thru an error of the stenographer, one sen- 
tence was omitted, a sentence of some im- 
portance in connection with the calculation to 
be arrived at as to the cost of transatlantic 
publications imported into this country in 

I referred to the cost of a book published 
in England at about lo shillings, the edition 
of which was divided equally between the 
English and the American publishers. I 

mentioned that the cost of a supply of, say, 
looo copies of such a book would be about 
2 shillings and 6 pence. 

There was a supplementary paragraph 
which specified that this cost covered the 
book delivered folded. Before the American 
publisher could fix his selling price for this 
market, he would have to make allowance 
for the cost of binding, ranging for such a 
book from 40 to 46 cents, and for the amount 
paid for the author's compensation, either in 
a fixed sum or in the form of royalty. 

The Chicago Annual Field Day 

THE Chicago Bookmen's Fourteenth An- boys, "Eddie" Guest, and the Publishers* 

nual Field Day was given at Beverly Weekly representative, who had to rearrange 

Country Club on Friday, July 8th. the box score, says as a score-keeper, Eddie 

The week previous to Field Day was the is a wonderful poet, 

hottest that Chicago has known for over forty The East felt absolutely sure of winning, 

years, and on the day preceding the event the as their official rooter was Adam Burger, but 

Committee got in touch with the Weather Adam evidently had an off day, as his pets 

Bureau and told the man in charge that he were trimmed, and trimmed good. The box 

would have to do something special for the score of the big game follows : 

bookmen, as it would be impossible for them EAST 

to carry out their program in such hot AB R H TB BB SH 

•weather. He seemed to understand that book- Winters, ib 2 o o o i o 

men were congregated from all over the coun- Macrac'^^b. '^ '.'.'.' ''^ I I I I I I 

try for this particular day, and to help them Crawford, 3' b !....! 302200 

out he ordered a big rainstorm for that eve- Archer, s. s 2 o o o t o 

ning, which mercifully took place from 6 to 8 ?°':5°y> '-J ^ ° 3 3 o o 

°' . ,^, . •', ^ J 1 r J McKay, r. f 2 o o o o i 

p.m. Altho It caused a great deal of dam- Kraus, c 3 o o o o o 

age to Chicago, it cooled the atmosphere tre- Burt, 'p 2 i i i i 

mendously, so that on Friday the bookmen ~^ ~~ ~ ~~ ^ ~~ 

could not have asked for a handsomer day. • 22 5 9 10 4 i 

Field Day has been held consecutively for ^B^^r h TB BB SH 

fourteen years, and it has never rained on Hallberg, i b 3 3 2 6 i o 

any occasion, which is quite remarkable, show- Kohr, 2 b; 4 3 i 3 o o 

ing that bookmen must be popular with the Drake, 3 b 4 2 2 4 o o 

"WpQtVipr Man Sargent, p 3 i i i o o 

Weatner Man. . , , . , Hamer, I. f .3 o o o o o 

The big event ot the day, ot- course, was the Feldman, c. f 3 i i i o o 

Annual Baseball Game between the East and Goodwin, s. s 3 2 o i o 

the West. The Eastern Team had won the past fS^ r' f ' " ". .' ." ! ! ! 3 o o o J o 

two years and had aroused the ire of the ' — _ __ — — — 

Chicago B'ookmen, who decided to have Ralph 29 14 8 16 3 

Henry gather together a team that would Umpire-C. A. Reading Scorer— Eddie Guest, 

surely carry off the honors. It was almost a While the ball-game is conceded to be the 

foregone conclusion when Manager Henry ap- 'big event of the day, there are many other 

peared on the Ball Field with his team that important events to many of the boys, and 

the East were in for a good beating, and the Committee outdid themselves this year in 

altho the Eastern representatives had shipped the quantity and quality of prizes offered. The 

Harry Burt from New York to Chicago to results of the different events were as fol- 

act as pitcher for their team, the West won lows : 

the game by the decisive score of 14 to 5- q^^^, gn^d B<^gey-Won by D. P. Bean; 2nd 

There was no doubt that the game was won prj^e by J. L. Crcwder. 

on the square, but F. T. J. Nunan makes the Pinochle Contests— Won by John H. Hopkins, 

claim that L. B. Vaughan entertained several' ^""^ r''^^r!'L'^^"l !?°r™°"Wn. w <s.n, n.r.f. 

,,„. 1111 ^1 • i 2. -L. Indoor-Outdoor Ball Game — Won by bam Liarst s 

of the Eastern ball-players on the night be- ^^^^^^ 38-26. 

fore Field Day, thus managing to keep them 100 Yard Dash— Won by J. Hamer. 

out very late, and naturally they were not in Three-Legged Race— Won by Youngman and Sar- 

the best of shape on Field Day morning, as it ^^f^,]. Race— Won by George Lea, 

is quite essential for ball-players to have a All-Fours Race— Won by S. W. Drake, 

full night's rest l^at Men's Race— Won hv Louis Levy. 

The official umpire was C. A. Redding, of ^«f ^ R"""'"^ «^^' East vs. West-Won by 

Chicago, who has umpired the game for many Tue. of War. East vs. West— Won by West, 

years in a very efficient manner. The official Golf: Aporoaching and Putting Contests — Won by 

score-keeper was Edgar A. Guest, the famous ^Golfr^Putting" Contest-Won by H. P Burt; 2nd 

author, or, as he is better known among the prize by Ralph Henry. 

July 1 6, 1 92 1 


At 7.30 the 108 in attendance sat down to 
the banquet, and 108 men were unanimous in 
saying that the Beverly Country Club had 
given the bookmen the best luncheon and din- 
ner they had had at any Field Day. In the 
past the Toastmaster for the banquet had been 
chosen from the older representatives, and 
this year the Committee decided to reverse 
the order and choose from among the younger 
set. Quite naturally the choice was that silver- 
tongued orator, D. L. Macrae, and the younger 
set ought to feel proud of the very efficient 
manner in which he acted and the numberless 
bright, witty and humorous remarks he made 
in introducing the different speakers. 

Mr. Macrae, instead of calling on one of 
the younger set as the first speaker, pleased 
the old boys by calling on one of the oldest 
in the book business in Chicago, Mr, Harry 
Runyan, but, unfortunately, Mr. Runyan had 
used his voice so much during the day that 
it was very weak at the banquet and very few 
could hear his talk, altho the reporter knows 
it must have been very good and very humor- 
ous, because Mr. Runyan laughed at his own 
stuff continually. 

The next speaker was Harry Hansen, the 
book reviewer of the Chicago Daily News, 
who gave the boys a very interesting talk 
about his particular branch of the book busi- 
ness, a most important one. 

The last speaker of the evening was "EcJ,die" 
Guest, who told stories and recited from his 
several works, and has the happy faculty of 
having his audience in laughter one moment 
and almost in tears the next. When he sat 
down the crowd was not satisfied and he was 
forced to get up and talk three different times 
before he begged off for the evening. 

Before and during the speaking there were 
many songs, some especially written for the 
occasion. The musical program was ar- 
ranged and managed^ by J. J. Mullen, who also 
was the author of several songs, and the Book- 
men were certainly fortunate to have such an 
efficient man to take charge of the music. The 
song that pleased the crowd most was "Nu- 
nans Panama Suit." 

(Tune — Alice's Blue Gown.) 

You all know Fred Nunan, the dean of the Bookmen 
Whose pinochle friends think him dean of the 

Well, he's been reminded these many years back 
That in summer attire he shows very poor tact. 
And its not that he buys at cheap stores, 
It's the age of his suits we deplore. 

In his battle-scarred panama suit. 
The "old Bird" thinks himself ojjite a "Beaut"; 
If you'll notice he tries to attract every eye 
And in every shop window he'll primp passing by. 
Then in manner ^f fashion he'll frown 
And the world seems to grin all arotmd 
Till it wilts — he will wear it — and then some — we'll 

swear it, 
That beautiful panama gown. 

Now he bought that suit in this very same town 
A year or so after the place had burned down; 
And if you would like to arouse Fritzte's ire. 
Just ask how hii5 panama missed^ the Big Fire. 
You'll get his reply mighty quick. 
And 'twill sound like a thousand of brick. 

At 10.30 the banquet closed with the usual 
closing song, "Book Field Days," which to 
bookmen has become a classic. Special 
'buses were in waiting to transport the crowd 
to the railroad station, where they took a 
special train back to Chicago. It was the uni- 
versal opinion that it was the best Field Day 
ever, but that seems to be the cry each year, 
which shows that it is always very popular 
with those that attend. 

Field Day Notes 

It was very pleasing to see three of the old- 
timers seated at the Speakers' Table, namely, 
Uncle James McNally, Ed Lapham, ancj 
Harry Runyan. 

Some of the Eastern boys claim that after 
the ball game was over Manager Ralph 
Henry was heard telling two of his players 
to hurry up, change their clothes and get 
down and report to Comiskey, but Ralph says 
it is not so, and that every pilayer on his 
team was in the book business, or at least 
had bought a book at some time. 

The "Rocking Chair Brigade," Fred Nu; 
nan. Jack Hopkins, Ed Lapham, and Duke 
Hill, were in their usual places all after- 
noon, and the Committee decided that next 
year they would hold a Rocking Chair Con- 
test for these old fellows. 

The big surprise of the day was the win- 
ning of the Pinochle Contest by Jack Hop- 
kins, and those experts at the game, George 
Bachman, Louis Levy, George Sully, and 
Fred Nunan, were disgusted with the way 
the event turned out, as they had all been in 
constant practice and each one felt sure of 
winning. It is conceded by Fred Nunan him- 
self that Fred Nunan is the best pinochle 
player in the book business, but it is very 
strange that he has entered fourteeji pinochle 
contests on Field Day and has never even 
reached the semi-finals. 

For the first time during the history of 
Field Day, Herbert Gould was missing, and 
he surely was missed by the boys, but he haa 
a perfect alibi, as he was away from home 
on his vacation. 

"Eddie" Guest nearly won the Approaching 
and Putting Contest. His score was the lowest 
of all the contestants until the very last man, 
and as he stated in his speech, he had the 
prize all packed away in his bag until a man 
with whiskers came along and beat him. 

Theodore Jasper's whole day was spoiled 
when his boss lost the Ball Game, and man> 
were the excuses he had to offer why Harry 
Burt had not won tEe game, but the only one 
fhat would listen to his troubles was Swee- 

Ed Brewster is not satisfied with 36 holes 
of golf, so he and M. A. Donohue went out 
to Beverly the night before Field Day and had 
played 18 holes by the time the crowd arrived 
at 9.15 a.m. Many wagers are placed on 
these two expert golfers each year, but the 


The Publishers' Weekly 

backers of Ed Brewster had a bad day, as 
Mike literally ate him up. 

Jack Mullen's quintette made a great hit with 
their singing and were offered a route on the 
Keith Circuit, but in declining saidi they pre- 
ferred the book business, even tho there was 
not much money in it, but "don't we get 

The representatives of Frederick J. Drake 
Co. are great prize winners. Perry Donald- 
son won second prize in the Pinochle Contest, 
Stafford Drake won the All-fours Race, and 
Brent Vaughan came in eighth in the Fat 
Men's Race out of nine entries. 

The Chicago Bookmen are not very hospit- 
able, as the West won every event of the day, 
with the exception of First Pinochle Prize, 

First Prize in the Putting Contest and the 
Fat Men's Race. 

Just as the crowd reached Beverly Hills a 
foursome was just finishing i8 holes, and as 
it takes two hours and a half to play the 
Beverly course, you can figure out what time 
those golf nuts, Ralph Henry, Harry Runyan, 
Frank Howe and Harley Hedding, must have 
arrived there that morning. 

Sammy Darst's Indjoor-Outdoor Ball Team 
defeated John Stanton's Team by the very 
close score of 38-26. At least, that is the 
score handed in to the Committee by Sam, but 
Stanton's alibi was that he was the only real 
player on his team and as he had played in 
the Ball Game in the morning, he was all 
tired out and could not do himself justice. 

The Story of a Bookshop Expert 

By Frederick D. Hartman 


(This story was begun in the June i8th number)— 
Just as Mayfield was about to call a staff meeting 
and explain that slack summer business demanded 
laying off some of the clerks, G. Pelham Crandall, 
bookshop efficiency expert, appeared and proposed a 
plan. Mayfield took a month's vacation. When he 
returned at the end of that time and had noted the 
great changes Crandall had brought about in the 
month they went out to lunch together to talk 
things over. 

AT the restaurant Crandall and Mayfield 
selected a small table in a far corner of 
the room, where they might talk undis- 
turbed. As soon as they had ordered their 
food, Crandall started in talking again and 
scarcely touched his food, so keen was he to 
make clear his policy to the rather skeptical 

"You know," he said, "a bookstore can never 
be a real success when the bulk of the sell- 
ing must be done by the manager. This busi- 
ness depends upon a live staff, and no clerk 
can be expected to be efficient if his work is 
allowed to become a dull mechanical routine. 
Every clerk ought to be on his toes every 
minute and be so busy measuring up to his 
job that he never has time to get tired of it 
and the results will inevitably justify paying 
a satisfactory salary. Once a clerk learns to 
read and like his stock he will never consider 
working in any other line of business. It is 
my firm belief that the essential function of 
the manager is to supply the members of his 
staff with enough progressive suggestions to 
keep them always swamped with work. I 
have made a schedule of policies and cam- 
paigns to be developed during each month of 
the entire year. These I outline and discuss 
with the whole staff at our weekly meetings 
and then go into more detail with them indi- 
vidually. For instance, this month's sche- 
dule is as follows: 

(i) Window Dressing. 
(2) Bulletin Service. 

(3) Care of Stock. 

(4) Prizes for Stock Display. 

(5) Reviews by the Staff. 

(6) Book Service for Churches. 

(7) Campaign for Cookery Books. 

(8) Campaign for Sporting Books. 

As I have said the window dressing and 
bulletin service have been turned over to Har- 
ter. It is insisted that some change in the 
window shall be made every day, even tho 
slight, and the bulletins must also be changed 
daily. It has seemed advisable to bring the 
bulletins from the front board, outside the 
door, and display them a second day in the 
store. An accurate record is kept of the daily 
window display. Biographical notes about 
various authors have generally attracted inter- 
est. A file of the literary supplement of eight 
of the largest newspapers in the country is 
kept and our patrons invited to make use of it. 

To stimulate the interest of the various mem- 
bers of the staff to keep their stock in per- 
fect condition and study the effects produced 
by various styles of arrangement and display, 
I offer a monthly prize of ten dollars to the 
one whose stock shows the best care and two 
five dollar prizes for the most effective dis- 
plays. Elach member of the staff including 
myself must go thru the store each day and 
cast a vote for the stock which he thinks is 
in the best condition and the person who at the 
end of the month has the greatest number of 
votes receives the prize. A photograph is 
taken of the prize-winning displays and these 
photographs are posted on the bulletin board 
with the name of the clerk in charge of the 
stock. This attracts the attention of our pa- 
trons who soon begin to appreciate and notice 
the fine condition of the books on our shelves. 

It is of course impossible to employ highly 
educated clerks and the greatest difficulty with 
the book clerks we do get is that they lack the 

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^^■power to express themselves with ease — par- 
^^Rticularly in describing and recommending 
^^Kbooks. This can be very largely overcome if 
the clerk will become interested in books thru 
reading them. As I said this morning I have 
offered all the clerks the privilege of borrow- 
ing without charge two books at a time on 
condition that each one read at least one book 
per week chosen from his own stock 
and write a short review of one and read it at 
our weekly meeting. My past experience with 
this has shown that almost invariably after a 
few weeks the clerks become greatly inter- 
ested in their stock and their ability to dis- 
cuss the books greatly increases. 

Point six on my current month's schedule 
deals with establishing Church Bookclubs. In 
the past few years the interest and attention 
given to books from various pulpits has pro- 
gressively increased. In two of your churches 
here I have learned that the clergymen regu- 
larly review and discuss some book at each 
Sunday evening service and the results as evi- 
denced in the size of the congregations have 
been very satisfactory. This past week I 
have made arrangements with nine clergymen 
and am negotiating with seven others to main- 
tain in the parish houses a bookclub. Here 
will be displayed books recommended by the 
respective clergymen. We are to lend them 
each a copy of each book to read and they 
have agreed to supply us with a written re- 
view of it which Harter is to typewrite and 
post in the proper club room and make use of 
where ad^visable. We are to keep a small stock 
of these books on hand at the club rooms with 
copies and extracts from the reviews con- 
spicuously posted. An attendant is supplied 
by the church to sell the books for which we 
allow a ten per cent discount. I have had 
little cards printed announcing that all the 
books may be procured at our store during 
the hours the club room is closed. I have 
suggested to Harter that he also keep lists 
of other books by the authors of the ones dis- 
played, in prominent places, calling attention 
to the fact that those which we may not have 
in stock we can readily procure. In the case 
of the two clergymen who use some book to 
discuss in their Sunday evening sermons, we 
have permission to display a few copies of the 
book on a table in the entry way. Of course 
these are not to be sold there but will be cov- 
ered with our wrappers, so that any who ex- 
amine them will associate our store with the 
books. I have also taken up the matter of 
children's books with some of the clergymen 
and three of them have fallen in with the idea 
of applying the slogan "Buy a Book a Week" 
to them and have granted permission to us to 
•display a number of first class children's books 
at their Sunday Schools. The teachers are to 
be instructed to keep a record of all children 
buying books and to encourage them and help 
them as much as possible. None of these 
books are to be sold at the Sunday Schools 
but the children are invited to come to our 
store where we shall make a special effort to 


welcome them and encourage their visits. If 
the children are attracted to our store the 
parents will soon follow." 

At this point Mayfield interrupted: 

"It seems to me that you have gone to a 
great deal of work to start something which 
will probably not last long. For instance, our 
competitors are probably members at some of 
these churches where you have made these ar- 
rangements and will start to 'ydp' when they 
see our arrangements and will make it prac- 
tically impossible for their clergymen to con- 
tinue the arrangement with us." 

"I have anticipated that," replied Crandall, 
"and am somewhat prepared to lose some of 
the clubs in town but if we give live service 
while we do retain this privilege our patrons 
will not forget us, and also I am trying to 
arrange with the publishers to supply us, at 
half price, copies of all their new books, these 
to be given to the clergymen for review pur- 
poses. We could well afford to pay the other 
half and by presenting these books instead of 
lending them our hold would be strengthened. 

Point seven on the monthly schedule covers 
a campaign for cooking books— a field not gen- 
erally exploited. We have imported a few 
copies of "Ritz Carlton Cookery" from London 
and other similar books, and Harter procured 
the names of two hundred chefs and cooks at 
the various hotels and restaurants around 
town. The railroad office also supplied him 
with a list of their dining car cooks who 
headquarter here, and all of these are being 
sent a letter, pointing out the advantage to be 
derived by a chef thru acquiring familiarity 
with all the recipes possible, and calling at- 
tention to the fine line of cook books we have 
in stock. Each one is invited to call and ex- 
amine the books. This sort of appeal is very 
effective with this class of trade as it is not 
generally solicited by bookshops, and besides 
these people will readily see the practical ad- 
vantages to be derived by them thru studying 
new recipes — particularly "imported" ones. My 
experience in Azalea demonstrated that those 
who did come in (over 40%) in addition to 
buying at least one cook book, generally 
bought stationery and frequently had cards 
printed or engraved. 

The last point on the monthly schedule is a 
campaign similar to the above on books about 
various sports. We have arranged with sev- 
eral of the sporting goods dealers to place a 
small display of books on tennis, golf, fishing, 
etc., in their stocks. On any orders these 
dealers may take we allow them ten per cent. 
The advantage, however, is that we receive 
unique advertising. We have also permission 
to place a display of a few of these books or 
their wrappers with a short descriptive notice, 
at the City Qub, Athletic Oub, Country Club 
and Y. M. C. A. Here orders may be given 
at the office which will be forwarded to us. 
Here again the chief value lies in keeping 
constantly before the public the service we can 
render them and show them that we are right 
on the job anxious to serve." 

(To be continued) 


The Publishers' Weekly 

English Book-Trade News 

(From Our London Correspondent) 

WE take the following from that extraor- 
dinarily successful London newspaper, 
the Evening Nezvs, which has an enor- 
mous circulation. It is a Northcliffe posses- 
sion, and therefore, it is ioo% efficient. Brit- 
ish journalism, pure and simple, reaches abso- 
lutely high water mark in Carmelite Street, 
where both the Evening News and the Daily 
Mail are published. 

The coal trouble has affected many indus- 
tries and occupations. But I was surprised to 
find that the second-hand booksellers were 
sufiferers too. In Charing Cross-road, the book- 
lovers' Mecca, I was told that it had made a 
great deal of difference to them. Provincial 
buyers were not coming to London owing to 
travel restrictions, and they are the mainstay 
of the occasional trade from the stalls and 

In the same way London travelers are the 
mainstay of the provincial second-hand book- 
seller. The reason is simple: each is more 
sure of bargains in districts unknown to them 
.as book-hunters. 

"Was there any boom in any sort of book?" 
I asked. 

"Modern poets, in first editions," I was told, 
"are bought speculatively; and there is a dis- 
tinct demand for old books relating to road 
travel : post-chaise companions, itineraries, road 
books, maps, and travel almanacs." 

Evidently the motor, and the recrudescence 
of road travel, has turned people's attention to 
one of the most fascinating branches of bibliol- 
atry : the study of books devoted to the coach- 
ing ways and days of our forefathers. 

John Russell has come, seen and conquered. 
But he owes it to the wonderful enterprise of 
Thornton Butterworth, who set the world by 
the ears, when he published Margot Asquith's 
"Memoirs." It looks as tho England is going 
to enthuse about "Where the Pavement 
Ends." Mr. Butterworth believed in the 
stories and started in with a very subtle 
form of publicity, so, what with the 
merit in John Russell's work, coupled to _ a 
brilliant "presentment" of the book to the Brit- 
ish book buying public, "Where the Pave- 
ment Ends" will be a long while getting oflf 
the sidewalk into the gutter. Already it is 
in its third impression, and it has only been 
out a few days. Butterworth has also cap- 
tured an American book which is going 
to be a winner : Mr. Bok's life. The papers 
are spreading themselves on it. 

The biggest novel just at .the moment is 
Miss V. Sackville West's "The Dragon in Shal- 
low Waters." Her first novel, "Heritage," was 
published in America by Doran, and had a 
great run. The new romance is a much finer, 
greater piece of fiction. The author is one of 

the nine novelists of the future. "Heritage" 
suggested it, "The Dragon in Shallow Waters" 
confirms it. 

The late Florence L. Barclay's will has been 
proved. She left $160,000 or thereabouts. E. 
W. Hornung left $55,000, and C. N. William- 
son $30,000. 

Sir Henry Lucy writes : The Independent 
Liberal members of the House of Commons 
have arranged a series of weekly luncheons to 
be held in the Terrace Room, under the presi- 
dency of Sir Donald Maclean. The first was 
held on Thursday, when Major Putnam deliv- 
ered a brief address on "Free Trade and 
America." In the course of a lively speech. 
Major Putnam expressed the confident belief 
that within a measurable distance of time 
America would fall in line with the League of 

Representatives of all the unions in the 
Printing and Kindred Trades Federation re- 
cently met in conference with the executive of 
the federation at the Memorial Hall, London, 
to discuss the position arising from the appli- 
cation of the employers for a national reduc- 
tion in wages of $3.00 in respect to men and 
$1.10 for women. 

The proposed reduction applies to all the 
unions in the federation, including the Typo- 
graphical Association, and embraces the entire 
country, including London and Scotland. 

At the close Mr. A. E. Holmes, secretary of 
the Printing and Kindred Trades Federation, 
said : 

"The conference was quite in favor of again 
meeting the employers, but a desire was ex- 
pressed for a unified movement. 

"In some instances it will be necessary to 
take ballots of the unions to enable an expres- 
sion of opinion to be secured, but it is under- 
stood that at the earliest opportunity a con- 
ference with the employers will be arranged." 

Stealing Law Books 

THOMAS A. BRICE, 526 West 112th 
Street who claimed he was taking the 
extension law course of Columbia Univer- 
sity, was arrested on July 11, charged with 
grand larceny in stealing twenty-five volumes 
from the law library of the university. 

The police said they had recoverecR the 
books and had found in Brice^s possession 
also three suits of clothes an(| an overcoat 
which were stolen from a Columbia student. 

Brice is said to have admitted taking the 
books and clothing, saying he had to have 
money to continue his education. Frederick 
C. Hicks, university librarian, who is com- 
plainant against him on the grand larceny 
charge, denied that Brice was a student at 

July 1 6, 1 92 1 


Books Instead of Theater Tickets 

Original Advertising Helps Summer Business 

' I 'HERE has often been discussion in the trade 
1 of the possibilities of brins-insr home to a 
wide general public the fact that there is as 
much enjoyment in a good book as in a theater 
ticket, and at considerable less cost; less cost 

ThankHeaven! TheWind's 
Cone! Now I can read 


By Frank JL. Packard 

Author of "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale" 

lt*s full of mystery, adventure 
and suspense, the kin<l of story 
that fills the dullest day with 
hsdr-raising excitement. 

Get it from your hookstUcr 
Take It With You, $1.90 


because one seldom goes to the theater with- 
out buying two tickets at a probable total of 
about five dollars. 

A very clever way of popularizing this idea 
has been hit upon by Geo. H. Doran Co., and 
its publicity department has been supplying 
the material for these advertising helps to 

A folded paper reaches the customer, and 
on the outside it says, "Yes, you begin here. 
Break the seal gently." When opened one finds 
five coupons, and the wrapper that has en- 
closed them says, "5 Orchestra chairs. For 
breathless adventure! Nobody would refuse 
them. There is too much sheer enjoyment and 
forgetfulness of all one's petty little worries 
in a good rapid-fire mystery, detective and ad- 
venture tale. Here are five of the latest and 
best adventure novels. Send for them to-day. 
We know yoUf will enjoy every one. See 
Special Order on each ticket." 

Each ticket bears the name of a new mys- 
tery or adventure story from the new Doran 
list. We have tickets admitting the bearer 
to "She Who Was Helena Cass," "Malcolm 
Sage, Detteqtive," "Twisljed Trails'," "Little 
Red Foot," and "Pawned." It seems inevitable 
that the person opening this package will stop 
to think about the enjoyment there is in a 
good exciting story, and that after all it might 
be a very good substitute for five dollars spent 
for a pair of theater seats and might give more 
lasting enjoyment. 

The cut at the left is another example of 
clever advertising which the Doran Com- 
pany has been doing lately. This advertise- 
ment of "Pawned," illustrated by the man 
grateful for a calm, is but one of a series of 
adaptations of the "Take Along a Book" 
idea. Another recent advertisement in this 
style showed an enthusiastic summer vaca- 
tioner in a hammock, slung between two 
trees. He was reading Thomas Burke's 
"More Limehouse Nights" in the pouring 
rain. Another cut at the head of a list of 
Doran fiction showed a summer tourist in 
pursuit of a smoking train, his bag in his 
hand. Under the cut was the query, "Have 
you these books in your bag?" 



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ROBERT W. CHAMBERS has written a novel that taJtes its place be^ 
side his famous CARDIGAN. Here in its fresh, romantic appeal is a taU 
of one of the most adventurous periods in the making of America. 

If you ''iijoy a lovc-siyo' in wtuoli iliere are the stir and t'.vcite- 
meut of great events and hair-hieadtli esciprs a-p^'i'li'. in which 
the white luooji of romaiiee vies witli the signal H<iine of tl»e 
skulking Iroquois, then read this tal«» of JoJin Drogue lUid 
Penelope Orant. 


"The brst Chambers book in yean another 
splendid Cardigan lale." 


The Publishers' Weekly 


Thoughts About Books for the Vacation 


PART from the greater leisure which 
summer brings to many of us, it is 
an ideal time to read," writes Agnes 
Repplier in a recent number of The Weekly 
Review. "Eating out-of-doors and reading 
out-of-doors are two very delightful thingi,. 
To glance from one's plate or from one's book 
into the smiling face of nature is to enjoy 
(if the food or the author be worthy of the 
hour) as great a pleasure as life is likely, to 

"In vacation time we are, or we may be if 
we try hard enough, a little closer to solitude, 
a little freer from that standardization of 
taste which makes everybody in town want to 
read the same book at the same time. 

"Remote from libraries, and safe from in- 
tellectual competition, we may follow our own 
bent, seeking self-forgetfulness for a season, 
and eluding those vigilant and popular authors 
who are solving for us the somewhat compli- 
cate(| problems of existence. 

"Summer is short, and literature is very, 
very long. A holiday book-shelf, like a hand 
in auction bridge, is as valuable for what it 
lacks as for what it holds. A wise discard 
(the book we leave at home) gives the precious 
trump (the book we take away with us) a 
chance to win the game." 

A recent editorial in the New York 'Evening 
Post expresses some further thoughts on Sum- 
mer Reading. 

"A tradition," it says, "which is really a 
superstition has tied up ^ light reading with 
daylight-saving reading, tied up vacation fic- 
tion with more or less vacant fiction. The 
man who starts out for two weeks upon a 
desert island is nowadays invited to take with 
him the twenty worst books he can think of. 
Yet experience wouHd show that a good many 
heavy books are read in summer. A great 
many more would be read if people followed 
inclination instead of prescription. 

"A warm day in the hammock is precisely 
the time to tackle Bryce on 'Democracy,' or 

William Beebe on 'Jungle Peace.' What is 
needed for serious reading is, of course, con- 
centration; and the best time for concentra- 
tion is a hot, humid day in the country when 
all the motor faculties are stalled, when man 
hunts for a breath of air and finds it not. 
Thus driven back upon his own littleness in 
a universe full of Fahrenheit,. he is in the 
proper state of receptivity for fairly high and 
fairly serious thought. Summer and the coun- 
try obviously offer that. escape from distrac- 
tions which town and winter surround us with. 
Vacation offers that sense of plenty of time 
ahead which one needs before embarking upon 
a long and serious book. 

"People are most themselves on a holiday. 
And when people are most themselves they are 
apt to be, perhaps, a bit more serious at times 
than the publisher assumes them to be. This 
much we know, that summer is the time when 
'books are mostly written, and it should be as 
easy to read a book as to write it." 

Prose Similes Prize 

IN order to stimulate a deeper interest in 
the effective use of English, Grenville 
Kleiser offers a prize of one hundred dollars 
for the best list of fifty prose similes, selected 
from standard authors. 

The contest is open to anyone, and the con- 
ditions are as follows : 

Similes will be judged for their clearness, 
dignity, and significance. 

A simile may be short or long, but must 
be complete in itself. 

Sources should not be given. 

A contestant may submit as many lists as 

Commonplace and trite similes will be re- 
j ected. 

All lists should be typewritten and mailed 
not later than November first, 1921, to Gren- 
ville Kleiser, Room 606, 1269 Broadway, New 
York City. 

July 1 6, 1 92 1 


An Uncoxrected Galley 


A bookseller advertises "Books to be read 
in bed." Does he refer to the kind that put 
one to sleep ? — Don Marquis in the New York 


''Even the bookseller sometimes wearies a 
little of one book that sells more than all the 
others put together," says Christopher Morley 
in the Nezv York Post. 

Mr. Tessaro, the cheerful bibliopole of 
14 Church Street, displays this sign: 

MAIN STREET is the Best Seller 

But Frankly Here are Some Books 

Much More Interesting. 


"The Pawnees have lived so long exposed to 
the influence of the open country about the 
Platte river that their songs unconsciously take 
the shape of its long undulations." — Mrs. Mary 

Manhattan bards, by tall skyscrapers, 
Aspire in verse that towers and tapers. 
Mex poets pop with fire and fettle 
Provoked by Popocatepetl. 
Swiss poems glide in gflacial masses 
- With sundry metrical crevasses. 
Bards on plateaus of high Tibet 
Are platitudinous as yet. 
Montana's muse is never mute 
And every poem is a butte. 
How simple, with a map at hand, 
To learn the lays of every land ! 

Our mentor. Mrs. Mary Austin, goes on to 
quote a movement from the Pawnee Hako in 
which she says the "flick of the ponies' tails" 
is imitated. .We don't quite get it ourself, but 
we have heard class-room translations from 
Virgil, in which the flick of ponies' tails and 
even the drumming of their hoofs were dis 
tinctly audible. 

— Keith Preston in Chicago Daily News. 


Never look a gift book in the binding. 

A book to the wise is sufficient. 

Never criticise a book until you come to it. 

By their books ye shall know them. 

A book in the hand is worth two on the 


One good book (Reserves another. 

It's a long tale that has no ending. 

It is never too late to lend. 

Men may come and men may go, but books 

go on forever. 

— ^By Haroid Seton in New York Herald. 

'^Baiting the Bibliophiles'' 


Octave U: 
ber of vol 

CELEBRATED French bibliophile, 
"zanne, has published a num- 
volumes illustrating the whims, 
the joys, and the despair of his colleagues," says 
a recent editorial in the New York Evening 
Post "One of the best-known books of this 
kind is called 'The Bibliophile's Inferno,' and 
is also the work of a Frenchman. Therein 
are set forth the tortures which afflict the 
amateur of rare editions and fine bindings, 
but there is one refinement of cruelty which 
is not mentioned. 

"In recent years it has become increasingly 
the practice to issue in a very small edition 
sorne of the uncollected trifles of authors, 
living and dead, 'who^ "first ediltioiis are 
prized. A dozen or two dozen copies are 
printed by some collector, and these are dis- 
tributed to a few friends. In this way a 
treasure is created which is beyond the reach 
of the general fraternity of collectors, unless 
they pay exorbitant prices for the isolated 
copies which have gone beyond the immediate 
circle of the bibliophile who has had them 
privately printed. 

"A whole series of pamphlets by Joseph 
Conrad has come into existence in this 
fashion, and a great number of collectors of 
that author's books are reduced to despair. 
The genuine rarities accumulated in the course 
of years lose the charm — and the value — of 
completeness when a set of first editions lacks 
such opuscula. The wretched bibliophile's joy 
is diminished by the thought of these deliber- 
ately manufactured rarities, of which he is 
deprived by the fact that he is not a friend 
of their begetter, Mr. X,, the well-known 

The latter, on the other hand, is filled 
with a malign pleasure in the thought that 
he possesses something which all but a 
handful of his rivals cannot procure. More- 
over, the few copies he allows to reach the 
actual market are highly lucrative. In this 
fashion the book collector is tortured and 
his cup of bitterness overflows, not because of 
the sins of careless philistines indifferent to 
the cult of first editions but thru an ex- 
aggeration of the very love of such rare edi- 

"These privately printed scraps by modem 
authors are the reducfio ad absurdum of the 
collector's mania, for it is obvious that the 
field for such reprints is limited only by the 
enterprise of the misguided bibliophile who 
issues them. The fantastically high prices 
which first editions of living writers reach 
has been the incentive to these speculations, as 
well as to the brisk trade in limited editions 
de luxe of new books. 

The famous policy of 'killing Home Rule by 
kindness' has been adapted to the traffic in rare 
books; first editions are being killed by the 
kindness which is overwhelming collectors with 
specially designed rarities." 


TJie Publishers' Weekly 

Among the Publishers 

A Week's Gleanings of Book-trade News 

Ernest Poole's, new novel, "Beggers Gold" 
will be published this fall by Macmillan. 

Volumes 3 and 4 of Margot Asquith's 
"Autobiography" will be published by Doran 
this fall. 

A new collection of essays by Ralph 
Bergengren is good news. "The Seven Ages 
of Man" will be published by the Atlantic 
Monthly Press September first. 

Viscount Bryce arrived in this country on 
July loth. He will be in New York for a 
short time before starting out to give some 
special lectures on international matters. 

This is an era of realism. No modern 
author believes that more firmly than Henry 
Kitchell Webster, at least, it might b€ judged 
so from his titles, for this month "Real Life" 
follows his '"Real Adventures" (Bobbs-Mer- 

DuTTON is to publish this fall a volume of 
essays by W. H. Hudson, to be called "A 
Traveller in Little Things." "A gentleman of 
the road" suggested the title at a commer- 
cial hotel. He traveled in "something very 

In Mitchell Kennerley's recently published 
"The Great Fight" by George B'ernard Shaw, 
an article on the Beckett-Carpentier match 
in London, Shaw says, "And so I doubt 
whether I shall go again for another thirty- 
five years, except when Carpentier is one of 
the performers." 

William McFee's new book "Harbors of 
Memory" which Doubleday, Page promise in 
the fall, is dedicated to Christopher Morley 
because, says Mr. McFee, "to him I owe my 
real initiation into the ranks of what one 
witty American journalist has called the L 
W. W. —the Industrial Writers of the 
World." Mr. McFee likes to write dedica- 
tions. It is a captivating habit he thinks and 
one which might easily lead to writing books 
merely as appendages to them. 

James Norman Hall, author of "Kitch- 
ener's Mob" and Charles B. Nordoff,, both 
aviators in the Great War, sat one day in a 
Paris cafe after the armistice, unreconciled to 
return to a humdrum life. They decided 
to go to the South Seas, and then decided to 
ask a publisher to send them. The publishers 
remembering the splendid things that both 
these boys had done agreed. "Faery Lands 
of the South Seas" is the story of their adven- 
ture. It will be published by Harper this 

"To Let'', John Galsworthy's new novel 
which Scribner will publish in September, is 
the story of a romance and a feud. 

Appleton will publish two volumes by Don 
Marquis, the famous columnist of the New 
York Stin"s The Sun Dial, this fall, a novel 
"Carter" and that delectable ballad "Noah an' 
Jonah an' Captain John Smith." 

A very attractive juvenile, generously illus- 
trated with colored plates and line cuts, has 
been sent over to this country by the Re- 
ligious Tract Society of London, called "Father 
Time Stories" and is by J. G. Stevenson. 

Maxwell Struthers Burt is not allowed 
to carry off all the literary honors" in the BHirt 
family. His volume of short stories will have 
to_ compete on booksellers' shelves this fall 
with Kathleen Newlin Burt's new volume, 
"Snowblind" (Houghton Mifflin). 


Two volumes by Mary Roberts Rinehart 
will be published by Doran this fall. These 
are: the further adventures of Tish, Aggie 
and Lizzie, under the title "More Tish" and 
two mystery stories published in one volume, 
"Sight Unseen" and " The Confession". 

There is an old Laos folktale of a hunter 
who rescued from death a man, a tiger, and 
a snake, each in turn professing gratitude 
and pledging aid should the hunter ever be 
in danger. This legend suggested Ferdinand 
Reyher's mystery and dectective novel of Wall 
Street, ^'The Man, the Tiger and the Snake" 
to be published this fall by Putnam. 

Maxwell Struthers Burt, whose story 
"Each in His Own Generation" won the first 
prize in the O. Henry Prize award, and ap- 
peared in the collection of short stories, the 
"O. Henry Memorial Award" is "to have "A 
New Volume of Short Stories" all to himself 
this fall, published by Scribner. 

Claud Lovat Fraser, the young English 
artist whose illustrations for "The Beggar's 
Opera," the beautiful Heineman edition which 
will be published in America by Doubleday, 
Page this fall, died suddenly at the end of 
June. His heart, weakened by gas and shell 
shock, could not withstand the strain of an 
operation. In his brief life, only 31 years, 
Lovat Fraser made a name as a designer. 
Many Americans have had the opportunity to 
see his work in the English theater, his set- 
tings for "the Begggar's Opera," "As You 
Like It,' and designs for Madame Karsavina's 
later ballets. John Drinkwater. his friend, 
said of Fraser. "His name will be highly hon- 
ored among the little'band who helped to bring 
back some life and truth to the English theater." 

July 16, 1921 


Changes in Prices 

A new catalog with many changes in price is just out. 

Obituary Notes 

Charles Joseph Barnes, for many years 
the head of the Chicago division of the 
American Book Company, died on July nth, 
at the age of eighty-three, at Vevey Switzer- 
land, where he had lived for several years. 
He was born in Evansville, Indiana in 1837, 
and in early manhood entered the establish- 
ment of A. S. Barnes & Company, of which 
his uncle, Alfred Smith Barnes, was the head, 
and| in 1874 he became a partner. In 1868 
he was sent to Chicago to establish there a 
branch of the business, with which he re- 
mained in active relation until his retirement 
in 1906, a period of thirty-eight years. Dur- 
ing his time the old firm of A. S. Barnes & 
Company was merged with several other 
school-book publishing firms, into the American 
Book Company. 

Robert Howe Davis who died at Tarry- 
town, New York several months ago, was in 
his eightieth year. He had always been 
assoqiated with the book business. ^^^er 
[^graduating from Hamilton College in 1861, 
(he opened a store in Utica, New York with 
a cousin, Benjamin D. Gilbert, under the 
firm name of Davis & Gilbert. Seven years 
later he removed to Syracuse, establishing 
himself there. Later he formed a partnership 
^ith C. W. Bardeen of the School Bulletin, 
undier the firm name of Davis, Bardeen & 
Company. In 1888, Mr. Davis came to New 
York and became associated with E. P. 
Dutton & Company, where he remained for 
twenty-five years, then retiring from busi- 
ness. Mr. Davis was well known to the 
trade thruout the state. He is survived by 
his wife and two married daughters. 

Christian Karl Bernhard Freiherr von 
Tauchnitz, head of the well-known publish- 
ing house of that name, and son of the 
original founder, died July 8th at the age of 
['80. The Tauchnitz printing and publishing firm 
was started at Leipsic in 1837. The concern 
has issued a widely read library of British 
and American authors. 


More Book Thieves 

Editor, Publishers' Weekly : 

We are being daily confronted here when 
the sales are posted to the stock list cards 
with the fact that we are the victims of some 
system of petty thievery, the extent of ^yhich 
is becoming alarming. In one week six sets 
of "Growth of the Soil." eight copies of 
"Methuselah," five of "Alice Adams," six of 
"Coquette." and three of "Hiroshige" by No- 
guchi (a $7.50 book) have disappeared. 1 
wondered if thru your paper we might ask 

any dealers who may have these books offered 
to them for sale to look inside the back cover 
for the seal of the Sunwise Turn and report 
to us any information they may get of the 
itinerant jobber. We are exercising every 
form of watchfulness that occurs to us, but 
would be glad of advice from others who may 
be suffering in the same way. 
Very sincerely yours, 

Mary Mowbray-Clarke, 

President, The Sunwise Turn, 
Inc., 51 East 44tli Street, New 
York City. 


The next issue of the Publishers' 
Weekly (Educational Number, July 
23rd) will possibly be four or five days 
late in publication due to the laborious 
work in the compilation of an entirely 
new complete index of school text 

In anticipation of this delay, we ask 
the indulgence of our subscribers. 

Periodical Notes 

The publication of The Grinnell Review^ 
will be discontinued after the July-August 
issue, which appeared on July 15. 

Beginning in October, the Century Co. will 
resume the publication of TJie Centurion, a 
little illustrated monthly magazine house 
organ which wiM be sent regularly on request. 

An Adventurous Bookseller 

EGGPLANT Arens, the adventurous 
Greenwich Village Bookseller, recently set 
sail for England in a fifty foot schooner, ac- 
companied by William Grady, Ramals Opffer, 
and Mr. & Mrs. J. B. Kelley. He expects 
to inSterview the various members of the 
American literary colony in the English me- 
tropolis. After this he will go across the 
English Channel to Paris, Rome, and Munich. 
After the above Herculanean tasks are com- 
pleted. Arens will book passage for New 
York on a transatlantic liner. 

Business Notes 

Chattanooga, Tenn.— The National Book 
Company, Inc., is reported to have filed a 
petition in voluntary bankruptcy. 


Toledo, Ohio.— The business conducted by 
George Dewey at 119 Summit Street will 
hereafter be known as "The Campion Book 

Philadelphia, Pa.— The Locust Street 
Book Shop at 1507 Locust Street has just 
started in business, under the management 
of Miss Emily Hoopes. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

The Weekly Record of New Publications 

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10 cm.); sq., obi., nar., designate square, oblong, narrow. 

Allen, Robert Francis 

The God of out-of-doors ; a pageant ; for 
adult out-of-door presentation at Christian 
Endeavor conventions, Chautauqua assem- 
blies, and similar gatherings. 56 p. D [c. '21] 
Phil, Am. Baptist Pub. Soc. pap. 25 c. n. 

Appalachian Mountain Club 

Guide to the paths in the White Moun- 
tains and adjacent regions; 4th ed. 469 p. 
maps (part fold., 2 in pocket) S c. '20 Bost , 
Appalachian Mountain Club buck. $2.75 ; $3 

First edition was published in 1907 under title 
."Guide to the paths and camps in the White Moun- 

Baghdigian, Bagdasar Krekor 

Americanism in Americanization. 198 p. 
D c. Kansas City, Mo., Burton Pub. Co. 

The psalms of a naturalized American. 
90 p. D c. Kansas City, Mo , Burton Pub. Co. 

The author is Americanism editor of St. Louis 
Assn. of Foreign Language Newspapers. 

Bartholomew, John George 

Bartholomew's advanced atlas of physical 
and political geography; designed for 
schools, coilleges and private students, vari- 
ous paging col. maps F N. Y., C. S. Ham- 
mond & Co. $6.25 

Bartholomew's atlas of economic geogra- 
phy; maps showing land elevation, water 
depths, climatic conditions, vegetation, popu- 
lation, and other economic features. 64 p. 
il. col. maps Q N. Y., C. S. Hammond & 
Co. $4.25 

Benson, Oscar Herman, and Betts, George 

Agriculture; a text for school and the 
farm. 8-I-444 p. il. charts diagrs. D (Special 
ed.) [c. '21] Indianapdis, Ind., Bobbs-Mer- 
rill $1.25 

Birch, White 

Apache gold. 308 p. front. D (Popular 
copyrights) Jc. '19] N'. Y., Grosset & Dunlap 


Blavatsky, Helene Petrovna Hahn-Hahn 

Le clef de la theosophie ; exposition claire 
sous forme de ques'tTons et de responses de 
I'ethique, de la science, et de la philosophic, 
pour I'etude desquelles la Fraternite univer- 
selle et la societe theosophique a ete fondee, 
avec un glossaire de termes theosophiques ; 
traduction frangaise, sous la directfon de 
Katherine Tingley, de I'edition de Point 
Loma, a laquelle est ajoute un index com- 
plet; rev. et ed. par Katherine Tingley. 3-f- 
354 p. front, pors. S [c. '21] Point Loma, 
Cal., The Aryan Theosophical Press $2.25 
Bower, B. M., pseud. [Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, 
Mrs. Bertrand William Sinclair] 

The thunder bird ; front, by Anton Otto 
Fisher. 317 p. front. D [c. '19] N. Y., Gros- 
set & Dunlap $1 

Brown, Prudence Gruelle [Blanche Silver, 

The meadow folk's story hour ; il. by Nell 
Hatt. lOi p. col. front, col. il. D [c. '21] 
N. Y., Gregg Pub. Co. 68 c. n. 

Nature stories for children in primary grades. 

Buchanan, Thompson 

Life ; [an American romance] ; a noveliza- 
tion of Thompson Buchanan's play by D. 
Torbett; il. with scenes from the play. 
343 p. front, (por.) pis. D (Popular copy- 
rights) [c. '15] N. Y., Grosset & Dunlap 
Burroughs, Edgar Rice 

Tarzan the terrible; il. by J. Allen St. 
John. 408 p. front, pis. D (The "Tarzan" 
ser.) c. Chic, McClurg $1.90 n. 

Tarzan's s^earch for his wife. Lady Jane, leads him 
into a wild, unknown part of Africa, where his way 
is barred by strange creatures of pre-historic type, 
leftovers of the stone age. 

Berry, Edward Wilbur 

A_ palm nut from the miocene of the Canal zone, 
various paging il. O (No. 2356; from the proceed- 
ings of the U. S. National Museum, v. 59) Wash., 
D. C, Gov. Pr. Off., Sutp. of Doc. pap. 

Tertiary fossil plants from Costa Rica, various 
paging pis. O (No. 2367; from the proceedings of 
tUq U. S. National Museum, v. 59) '21 Wash., D. C, 
Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Bittner, Adela K. 

High school discussion league; announcements 
1920-21; Subject: The housing problem. 32 p. (9 p. 
bibl.) O (Bull, of the extension division, v. 6. no. 
5) '21 Bloomington, Ind., Indiana Univ. pap. 
Blanton, Annie Webb, and Littlejohn, Elfleda 

Texas high school: Music. 32 p. (7 p. bibl.) O 
CBaill. 119) '20 Austin, Tex., State Dept. of Educa- 
tion pap. gratis 

July 1 6, 1 92 1 


Castenholz, William Burtis 

Syllabus of income tax procedure for 1920 
returns ; digest, formulas, tables, calculat- 
ing charts ; [accompanied by triangular card- 
board guide] ; 2nd ed. 7-\-go p. fold, charts 
fold. tabs. O [c. '21] Chic, La Salle Exten- 
sion Univ. $1 

Church, Thomas Ayres 

The roller; concerning its health, habits 
and happiness ; its feeding, breeding and 
training. 223 p. il. music D [c. '21] N^ Y, 
The Stuyvesant Press, 25 Third Ave. $1.50 

The care of canaries, including chapters on the 
rare diseases, breeding for types, hints for breeders 
and fanciers and protective tariff for American birds. 

Cleveland (The) Foundation, comp. 

The Cleveland year book; 1921. 311 p. 
charts tabs, diagrs. D c. Qeveland, O., The 

IOeveland Foundation Committee, 1215 Swet- 
land Bldg. $1 n. 
A record of the achievements of the city of 
Cleveland during the past year in commerce and 
industry, public safety, education, Americanization, 
public health work, the arts, religious work and other 
Colvln, Fred Herbert, and Colvin, Henry F. 
Aircraft handbook ; 2nd e37 415 p. il. S 
[c. '21] N. Y, McGraw-Hill $4 n. 

The first edition of this work was published in 
191 8 under the title "Aircraft Mechanic's Hand- 

Connelly, Mrs. Clyde Davis [Mrs. A. H. 
Facts for patriots. 156 p. D [c. '19] Kan- 
sas City, Mo., Burton Pub. Co. $1.50 

Formerly published in 19 19 by The Crafters Pub. 
Co., Kansas City, Mo. 

Cope, Henry Frederick, D.D. 

The parent and the cfiTTd ; case-studies in 
the problems of parenthood. 6+184 p. D [c. 
'21] N. Y., Doran $1.50 n. 

There are chapters on disobedience, leisure, amuse- 
ments, street manners, lies, nerves, boy mischief, 
slackers, money, reading and other pertinent ques- 
tions. There are also bibliographies at the end of 
each chapter. 

Cullum, Ridgwell 

The law of the gun. 420 p. il. D (Copy- 
right fiction) [c. '18] N. Y., Burt $1 
Curtiss, Phillip Everett 

Crater's gofd. 2>^6 p. il. D (Copyright fic- 
tion) [c. '17] N'. Y., Burt $1 
Curwood, James OfiTver 

The golden snare ; il. with scenes from the 
photoplay. 257 p. front, pis. D (Populair 
copyrights) [c. '21] N. Y., Grosset & Dun- 
lap $1 
Day, Holman Francis 

When Egypt went broke; a novel. 362 p. 
front. D c. N. Y., Harper $2 n. 

A story of an old miser in a New Englana town 
who started to scheme for a pretty, young wife, and 
of the love drama which followed. 

Dejeans, Elizabeth Janes [Mrs. Sidney Bud- 
The tiger's coat. 428 p. il. D (Copyright 
fiction) [c. '17] N. Y., Burt $1 

Dell, Ethel May 

The tidal wave; and other stories. 361 p. 
D (Popular copyrights) [c. '19] N. Y., Gros- 
set & Dunlap $1 

Dixon, Thomas 

The way of a man; a story of the new 
woman; il. by Stockton Mulford. 294 p. 
front, pis. D (Popular copyrights) [c. '19] 
N. Y., Grosset & Dunlap $1 

Evarts, Hal George 

The cross pu'll. 274 p. il. D (Copyright 
fiction) [c. '20] N. Y., Burt $1 

Farwell, Arthur George 

A chant of victory; a community cere- 
mony; with responsive choruses, songs and 
readings ; including the National anthems 
of the Allies and other patriotic and familiar 
songs for presentation by community chorus 
or other mixed choral organizations; with 
two readers and baritone. 5-I-23 p. D [c. '21] 
N. Y., John Church Co., 39 W. 32d St. bds. 
75 c. 
Ferguson, John Alexander 

The Dark Geraldine. 308 p. front. D c. 
N'. Y., J. Lane $2 n. 

The story of a band of adventurers who have 
formed a secret society — the Dark Geraldine, with 
the plot having to do with a treasure hunt, by means 
of a baffling cryptogram. 

Frederick, John 

Riders of the silences. 310 p. TT. D (Copy- 
right fiction) [c. *2o] N. Y., Burt $1 

Gibbs, George Fort 

The black stone; il. by [the author]. 5-f- 
357 p. front, pis. D (Popular copyrights) *[c. 
'19] N. Y., Grosset & Dunlap $i 
Gilson, Julius Parnell 

A student's guide to the manuscripts of 
the British museum. 48 p. D (Helps for stu- 
dents of history, no. 31) *20 N. Y., Mac- 
millan pap. 40 c. n. 
Gooch, George Peabody 

The FrencH revolution. 47 p. D (Helps for 
students of history, no. 29) '20 N. Y., Mac- 
millan pap. 25 c. n. 
Griffin, Frank Loxley 

An introduction to mathematical analysis. 
8+512 p. tabs, diagrs. D [c. '21] Bost., 
Houghton Mifflin $2.75 n. 

CocHerell, Theodore Dru Alison 

Some fossil fish scales from Peru, various paging 
il. O (No. 2355; from the proceedings of the U. S. 
National Museum, v. 59) '21 Wash., D. C, Gov. 
Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Connecticut. Trade and Vocational Education 

Plans for trade and vocational education as pro- 
vided in Sections 827 and 829 of the General statutes 
and in accordance with the provisions of thle Smith- 
Hughes act. 28 p. O *2o Hartford, Conn., State 
Board of Education pap. 

Darton, Nelson Horatio 

Permian salt deposits of the south-central states, 
various paging fold, map charts (part fold.) tabs. 
O (Dept. of the Interior. U. S. Geol. Survey) '21 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Edmondson, Edna Hatfield 

Parent-teacher associations. 86 p. O (Bull, of the 
Extimsion div., v. 5, no. 11) '20 Bloomington, Ind., 
Indiana Univ. pap. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Gruelle, Prudence. See Brown, Prudence 
Hall, Samuel Roland 

The advertising HanHbook; [complete data 
on every phase of advertising. An authori- 
tative working guide for the business execu- 
tive, the professional advertising man and 
the student of advertising.] 735 p. il. forms 
S [c. '21] N. Y., McGraw-Hill $5 n. 
Hammond, C. S., and Co. 

Hammond's auto route map of Ohio ; with 
guide to principal routes and distances be- 
tween points ; showing main auto roads, rail- 
roads, cities and towns, etc. ; latest and most 
authentic, 25%x30>^ in. [n. d.] N. Y., C. S. 
Hammond & Co. pap. 50 c. 

Hammond's ready reference historical 
atlas ; a new series of 29 plates, containing 
67 colored maps ; with a new ready refer- 
ence index. 32 p. F [n. d.] N. Y., C. S. 
Hammond & Co. pap. 75 c. 

The little giant atlas of the world; with 
1920 census. 114 p. tabs, diagrs. col. maps 
sq. D c. N. Y., C. S. Hammond & Co. pap. 
50 c. 

Stanford's library maps; North America, 
83^4 ni. to the inch; South America, 83^^ m. 
to the inch ; Europe, 50^^ m. to the inch ; 
Asia, no m. to the inch; Africa, 94^ m. to 
the. inch; Australia, 62^ m. to the inch. col. 
58x65 in. '21 N'. Y., C S. Hammond & 
Co., full mounted with regular wood mould- 
ings ea. $15 ; mounted on cloth, on spring 
roller and in steel case. ea. $23.50 

Changes in boundaries as a result of the war are 
shown, revised to date. 

The up-to-date reversible map of the Unit- 
ed States and the World; with index gazet- 
teer of the world and 1920 census of the 
United States ; [wooden mouldings at top 
and bottom ready to hang], col. 42x55 in. 
[n. d.] N. Y., C. S. Hammond & Co. $5-90 
Harrison, Mrs. Mary St. Leger Kingsley 
[Mrs. William Harrison], [Lucas Malet, 

The tall villa. 256 p. D (Popular copy- 
rights) [c. '19] N. Y., Grosset & Dunlap 


Holland, Annie J. 

Talitha Cumi; a story of freedom through 
Christian Science. 417 p. D (Copyright fic- 
tion) [c. '04] N. Y., Burt $1 
Huffman, Jasper Abraham 

History of the Menndnite brethren in 
Christ church ; pub. by the order of the Ex- 
ecutive board of the Mennonite Brethren in 
Qirist church. 283 p. (2 p. "bibl.) pis. map 
chart O [c. '20] New Carlisle, O., Bethd 
Pub. Co. $2.25 n. 

Jenkins, Claude 

Ecclesiastical records; three lectures. 80 p. 
D (Helps for students of history, no. 18) '20 
N. Y., Macmillan pap. 70 c. n. 

Jordan, David Starr 

The story of Matka ; a tale of the Mist 
Islands ; il. with engravings from photo- 
graphs and with drawings by Chloe Lesley 
Starks. 78 p. front, pis. D (Animal life ser.) 
'21 c. '97-21 Yonkers, N. Y., WorM Bk. Cilo. 
bds. $1 n. 

A romance of the fur bearing seals of the Behr- 
ing Sea, told for boys and girls from 12 to 15 

Kellor, Frances Alice 

The federal administration and the alien; 
a supplement to Immigration and the future. 
14+80 p. D [c. '21] N. Y., Doran 50 c. n. 

Partial contents: P'undamentals of a policy; Har- 
mony between Nation and States; Protection of the 
alien; Naturalized voter between elections; Racial 
minorities in the United States; Immigration turn- 
over; Is every alien a potential citizen? 

Lewis, Joseph 

The tyranny of God. 122 p. D [c. '21] 
N. Y., The Truth Pub. Co., 1400 B'way $1 

McCutcheon, George Barr 

West wind adrift. 368 p. il. D (Copyright 
fiction) [c. '20] N. Y., Burt $1 

Mclntyre, John Thomas 

Ashton-Kirk, criminologist, z^)^ p. il. D 
(Copyright fiction) [c. '19] N. Y., Burt 

Mackenzie, Louis Burton, and Card, Harold 
Sumner, eds. 

The welding encyclopedia ; a practical ref- 
erence book on autogenous wdding; [ed. of 
1921.] various paging il. col. chart tat)s. 
diagrs. O c. Chic, Welding Engineer Pub. 
Co., 608 Dearborn St. $5 bxd. 

McLean, Donald Alexander 

The morality of th'e strike; introd. by 
Rev. John A. Ryan, D.D. io-|-i96 p. (i2j^ p. 
bibl.) D c. N. Y., P. J. Kenedy $1.75 n. 

The morality of the strike in its relation to the 
end or object, to the means employed to enforce the 
demands, the sympathetic strike, general legal pro- 
hibition, compulsory arbitration and other chapters. 

Malet, Lucas. See- Harrison, Mrs. Mary 
Marcosson, Isaac Frederick 

An African adventure. 288 p. front, (por.) 
pis. pors, maps O c. N. Y., J. Lane $5 n. 

A record of the author's travels thru South and 
Central Africa, beginning at Cape Town where he 
spent a week with Gen. Smuts. Part of his journey 
was spent in following Stanley's trail in the Belgian 
Congo, and later visiting the cannibal country and 
the Congo diamond fields. 

Hammond, C. S., and Co. 

Hammond's subway system map of Brooklyn, New 
York City; showing all subways in separate colors, 
also elevated and surface lines with express and 
local stations; index of streets and avenues, etc. 
31x25^ in. [. '21] N. Y., C. S. flammond & Co. 
pap. 25 c. 

Hammond's subway system map of New York 
City; Manhattan and Bronx; showing all subways 
in separate colors, also elevated and surface lines 
with express and local stations; index of streets and 
avenues, etc. 22?/2 x 36 in. [c. '21] N. Y., C. S. 
Hammond & Co. pap. 25 c. 

Illinois. Farm Commission 

Report of Illinois Farm commission to the gover- 
nor; Dec. 15, 1920. 28 p. O Springfield, 111., Farm 
Commission pap. 
International Conciliation 

The fiftieth anniversary of the French republic; 
Tune, 1921. 42 p. D (No. 163) N. Y.,^ Am. Assn. 
for International Conciliation pap. gratis 
Manning, William Albert 

Primitive groups, pt. i. 108 p. Q (Univ. ser. 
mathematics and astronomy, v. i, no. i) '21 Stan- 
ford University, Cal., Stanford Univ. pap. $1.25 


July 1 6, 1 92 1 

Maxwell, William Babington 

For better, for worse. 440 p. il. D (Copy- 
right fiction) [c. '20] N. Y., Burt $1 

Millard, E. B. 

Physical chemistry for colleges; [a text- 
book on the more important aspects of phys- 
ical chemistry; together with accurate mod- 
ern data which illustrate the applicability of 
its laws to the phenomena observed in the 
laboratory.] 416 p. O (International chemical 
ser.) [c. '12] N. Y., McGraw-Hill $3.50 n. 

MiUigan, John Calvin Knox 

Falling leaves; poems and other writings. 
70 p. D [c. '21] Tarentum, Pa. [Author], 
Box 154 $1.50 

Moeslein, Mark 

Children of God; a summary of Catholic 
doctrine for busy people. 7-I-225 p. D c. '20 
N. Y., The C. Wildermann Co., 33 Barclay 
St. pap. 50 c._ 

Monckton, C. A. W. 

Taming New Guinea ; some experiences of 
a New Guinea resident magistrate. io-{- 
337 p. front, (por.) pis. pors. fold, map O '21 
N. Y., J. Lane $5 n. 

A picture of the difficulties, hardships and per- 
plexities oi an English official in dealing with sav- 
age races on the fringes of the British Empire, into 
which are woven adventures with crocodiles, canni- 
bal* and wild beasts. 

Monroe, Walter Scott 

A bibliography of standardized tests for 
the high school. 172 p. O [c. '20I Blooming- 
ton, 111., Public School Pub. Co. pap. 50 
c. n. 

Mott, Lewis Freeman 

Ernest Renan. 5+461 p. front, (por.) O 
c. N. Y., Appleton $4'n. 

The life of Renan, together, with an account of 
his travels in Italy and the Orient, with a record 
of his friendships with the great men of his time. 

Murray, Robert Henry 

Ireland, 1494- 1603. 32 p. D (Helps for 
students of history, no. 33) '20 N. Y., Mac- 
millan pap. 40 c. n. 

Ireland, 1603-1714. 48 p. D (Helps for 
students of history, no. 34) "^ N. Y., Mac- 
millan pap. 40 c. n. 

Ire'land, 1714-1829. 47 p. D (Helps for 
students of history, no. 35) '20 N. Y., Mac- 
millan pap. 40 c. n. 

Ophiils, William 

Arteriosclerosis, cardiovascular disease; 
their relation to infectious diseases. 102 p. 


Q (Univ. ser., medical sciences, v. i, no. l) 
'21 Stanford University, Cal., Stanford 
Univ. pap. $1 

Paine, Albert Bigelow 

The car that went abroad; motoring 
through the Golden age; il. from drawings 
by Wallter Hale. 341 p. front, pis. O [c. '21I 
N. Y., Harper bds. $3 n. 

A motor journey thru France, starting at Mar- 
scilles and running up thru the highways to the 
trails of Switzerland. This trip was made before the 
war, and ended during July, 1914. 

Parrish, Emma Kenyon 

The golden island [verse]. io8 p. D c. 
N. Y., J. T. White & Co. bds. $i 

Most of these poems have appeared in The Chris- 
tian Herald, Contemporary Verse, The Writer's 
Bulletin and other magazines. 

Percival, Archibald Stanley 

Perspective; the old and the new method. 
42 p. tabs, diagrs. (part fold.) O '21 N. Y., 
Longmans, Green $1.60 n. 

An explanation of the Art School rules, with 
illustrations given to remove difficulties in their 

Perry, Ralph Barton 

The Plattsburg movement; a chapter of 
America's participation in the world war. 
io-f275 p. D [c. '21] N. Y., Button $2.50 n. 

Partial contents: The students' camps of 191 3; 
Organization of the Military Training Camps Assn ; 
Military policy on the eve of war; War record of 
the Military Training Camps Assn.; Future policy. 

Philip, George, ed. 

Philip's handy volume atlas ; [pocket ed.] ; 
with maps showing new boundaries in ac- 
cordance with the peace treaties and rev. 
text embodying the latest" political changes. 
250 p. col. maps S ['2i]~ N. Y., G. S. Ham- 
mond & Co. $2 

Philip's record atlas ; [with] col. political 
maps of the world embodying the changes re- 
sulting from the various peace treaties ; with 
an index consisting of 30.000 references, 
various paging O ['20] N. Y., C. S. Ham- 
mond & Co. $5 

Ph'ilip's systematic) a/tlas of tl^e world, 
adapted for general readers ; an after-the- 
war edition, giving the newest boundaries as 
determined by the peace treaties ; [with maps 
showing both political and physical features 
of every portion of the earth; together with 
a ready reference index of all places shown 
on the maps with their respective latitude 
and longitude] various paging maps (part 
col.) O N. Y., C. S. Hammond & Co. $7; 
leath. $14 

New York. Dept of Labor 

Industrial posture and seating; issued under the 
direction of tha Industrial commission. 56 p. (3^4 P- 
bibl.) il. diagrs. O (Special bull., no. 104; April 1921) 
Albany, N. Y., State Dept. of Labor pap. 

Plant disability funds; issued under the direction 
of the Industrial commission. i6 p. (}/2 p. bibl.) 
tabs. O (Special bull., no. 105, April, 1921) Albany, 
N. Y., State Dept. of Labor pap. 
New York State Museum 

Seventieth annual report; 1916; in 2 v.; report 

of the Director 1916 and Appendix i; transmitted 
to the Legislature April 23, 1917. various paging 
il. pis. maps (part fold.) diagrs. charts O '19 
Albany, N. Y., University of the State of N. Y. 

Seventy-first annual report; 1917; 2 v.; report of 
the Director 191" and Appendix i; transmitted to 
the Legislature March 30, 1918. various paging il. 
pis. tabs, maps (part fold.) diaers. O '19 Albany, 
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Republican Party. National Convention 

Official report of the proceedings of the 
17th Republican national convention, held in 
Chicago, '111., June 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, 1920, 
resulting in the nomination of Warren Gama- 
liel Harding, of O'hio, for president, and 
nomination of Callvin Coolidge, of Mass , for 
vice-president; reported by George L. Hart, 
official reporter, pub. under the supervision 
of the general secretary of the convention. 
292 p. front, pors. O [c. '20] N. Y., The 
Tenny Press, 318 W. 39th St. $2 n. bxd. 

Rich, Mabel Irene 

A study of the types of literature; [introd. 
by James Fleming Hosic] 15+540 p. {1^2 p. 
bibl.) front, (por.) pis. fdld. chart D (The 
Century studies in literature for high schools) 
c. N. Y., Century Co. $2 n. 

The first of a series of anthologies of English 
and American literature for high schools. 

Robinson, Eliot Harlow 

Man proposes ; or. The romance of John 
Alden Shaw. 360 p. il. D (Copyright fiction) 
[c. '16] N. Y., Burt $1 

Rohmer, Sax, pseud. [Arthur Sarsfield 

The quest of the sacred slipper. 394 p. il. 
D (Copyright fiction) [c. '13] N. Y., Burt 

Stars (The) and Stripes 

A brief history of the Stars and Stripes; 
official newspaper of the American expedi- 
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1918, to June 13, 1919; [il. by "Wally," Bald- 
ridge and others.] 47 p. F fronts, (pors.) i'l. 
pis. pors. O [c. '21] Wash., D. C, Columbia 
Pub. Co. bds. 50 c. 

Stevenson, John Alford 

Meeting objections ; a handbook for insur- 
ance salesmen. 95 p. D (Harper's life in- 
surance library) c. N'. Y., Harper bds. $1.50 

Stidger, William LeRoy 

Standing room only; with an introd. by 
Bishop Theodore S. Henderson. ii-\-iyo p. 
front, pis. il. D [c. '21] N. Y., Doran $2 n. 

The author is at present pastor of St. Mark s 

Methodist Church, Detroit, where he preaches to 

5000 people every Sunday. He tells of his methods 
of filling his church. 

Stockley, Cynthia 

Blue aloes ; stories of South Africa. ZS7 P- 
D (Popular copyrights) [c. '19] N. Y., Gros- 
set & D.unlap $1 

Swan, Clifford Melville 

Architectural acoustics; [repVinted from 
the American institute of architects, Decem- 
ber, 1919.] 24 p. il. O [c. '21] N. Y., Johns- 
Manville, Inc., Madison Ave. and 41st St. 

$1 n. 

Thorndike, Edward Lee 

The new method in arithmetic. 8-|-26o p. 
il. diagrs. D [c. '21] Chic, and N. Y., Rand, 
McNally $1.50 

Times loose-leaf atlas of the world; an up- 
to date reference atlas containing 112 col. 
maps, illustrating both physical and political 
features of every corner of the earth as it is 
today; a gazetteer of more than 200,000' 
place-names so arranged as to constitute an 
invaluable modern geographical directory; 
[loose-'leaf binder.! F ['21] N. Y., C. S. 
Hammond & Co. $75 

Tralle, Henry Edward 

Planning church buildings ; standards check 
list for committees and architects by George 
Earnest Merrill; [foreword by W. Edward 
RaflFety.] 162 p. (i p. bibl.) plans (part fold.) 
(Judson training manuals for the school of 
the Church) [c. '21] Phil., The Judson Press 
$1.25 n. 

Partial contents: How to proceed; Departmental 
requirements; Size of building; Planning for 400 to 
1,200 (4 chapters); The architect as artist. 

Transactions of the American Institute of 
chemical engineers ; v. 12, pt. i, 1919. 3-}- 
275 p. il O '20 N. Y., Van Nostrand $5 n. 

Van Auken, Kenneth L. 

Practical track maintenance ; ^nd ed. 274 p. 
il. forms D [c. '21] Chic, Railway Educa- 
tional Press, Inc. $2.50 

Pennsylvania. Bureau of Statistics and Information 

Report on the productive industries of the com- 
monwealth of Pennsylvania for 1916-1917-1918-1919. 
878 p. O '20 Harrisburg, Pa., Bu. of Statistics and 
Information gratis bxd. 
Rhode Island. Laws, Statutes, etc. 

Workmen's compensation laws of Rhode Island, 
1921. 46 p. T Providence, R. I., Dept. of State 
Schrader, Frank Charles 

Antimony in 1919. various paging tabs, charts 
(part fold.) O (Dept. of the Interior, U. S. Geol. 
Survey) '21 Wash., D. C, Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of 
Doc. pap. 
Sy, Albert Philip 

Foods and food values. 42 p. diagrs. O (Univ. of 
Buffalo studies, v. 11, no. i; monographs in chemis- 
try no. i) [c. '21] Buffalo, N. Y., Univ. of Buf- 
falo pap. 20 c. n. 
U. S. Geological Survey 

Topographical maps of the United States. In 
sheets 16 x 20 inches. Wash., D. C, Off. of the 
Survey, pap. ea. 10 c. 

Contents: California: Daulton sheet (Madera 

Cd) (^m. = i"). 

Maine: Columbia Falls sheet (Washington Co.) 
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Oregon: Brownsville sheet (Linn Co.) (im.rri"); 
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Virginia: Laivrenceville sheet (Nottoway, Din- 
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Washington: Wickersham sheet (Whatcom and 
Skagit Cos.) (im. = i''). 

July i6, 1921 


Van Doren, Carl 

The American novel. 9+295 p. (7J4 p. 
bibl.) D c. N. Y., Macmillan $2 n. 

Partial contents: The beginnings of fiction; James 
Fenimore Cooper; Hrowells and realism; Mark Twain; 
Henry James; The eighties and their kin; Reaction 
and progress. 

Vaughan, Rev. Kenelm 

The divine armory of Holy Scripture; Am. 
ed. ; with a preface by J. Cardinal Gibbons. 
28+928 p. O '21 St. Louis, Mo., B. Herder 

$2 n. » 

Way, William, Comp. 

History of the New England Society of 
Charleston, South Carolina, for one hundred 
years, 1819-1919; compiled from original 
sources. 307 p. il. O '20 Bost., Goodspeed's 
Book Shop $2 n. 

Webb, Robert L. 

The romance of American life and progress. 
80 p. D fc. '21] Phil., Am. Baptist Pub. So- 
ciety bds. 75 c. n. 

Weston, George 

Oh, Mary, be careful ! ; il. by R. M. Crosby. 
177 p. front, pis. D (Popular copyrights) 
[c. '17] N. Y., Grosset & Dunlap $1 

Whitehead, Wilbur C. 

Auction bridge standards ; with a com- 
plete explanation of the art of bidding; ed. 
by Rallph J. Leibebderfer ; containing the 
authorized laws of duplicate play. 11+188 p. 
il. S [c. '21] N'. Y., Stokes $2 n. 

"The author is Managing director, Knickerbocker 
Whist Club. New York. 

Wilkins, Lawrence Augustus 

Compendio de gramatica espanola. 95 p. 
D [c. '21] N. Y., Holt 72 c. n. 

Willaman, John James 

Vocational chemistry for students of agri- 
culture and home economics. 300 p. il. 
O (Farm life text ser.) '21 Phil., Lippincott 
$175 n. 
Williams, Ben Ames 

All the brothers were valiant. 204 p. D 
(Popular copyrights) fc. ''19] N. Y., Gros- 
set & Dunlap $1 

Williamson, Charles Norris, and Williamson, 
Alice Muriel Livingston [Mrs. Charles 

Norris Williamson] 
The lion's mouse. 324 p. il. D (Copyright 

fiction) [c. '19] N. Y., Burt $1 

Woods, Frank Theodore, and others 

Lambeth and reunion; an interpretation of 
the mind of the Lamb'eth conference of 1920. 
115 p. O '21 N. Y., Macmillan pap. $1 n.; 
$1.60 n. 

Partial contents: Reunion of Christendom— the 
Bishops' appeal; The movement towards reunion; 
The appeal in action; Our present duty; Is it worth 

Wright, Harold Bell 

The re-creation of Brian Kent. 352 p. il. 
D (Copyright fiction) [c. '19] N. Y., Burt 


Wright, Richardson Little, ed. 

House and garden's book of gardens; con- 
taining over 400 n. of special flower types, 
plans and suggestions for landscape work; 
a complete gardener's calendar of the year's 
activities, planting and spraying tabs, and a 
portfolio of beautiful gardens in varied sec- 
tions of the United States and foreign coun- 
tries. 127 p front, il. plans F N. Y., C. Nast 
& Co., 19 W. 44th St. $5 n. 

Yeats, William Butler 

Selected poems. 30S p. front, (por.) D 
'21 c. '04-'2i N'. Y., Macmillan $2.50 n. 

A collection of the best of the author's writings. 

University of Illinois 

Pilgrim tercentenary celebration at the Uni- 
versity of Illinois, 1920. 46 p. O c. Urbana, 111., 
Univ. of Illinois buck. 75 c. n. 

Van Biesbroeck, Georges, and Pettit, Hannah Steele 

Parallaxes of fifty-two stars. 2-1-36 p. Q (Yerkes 
observatory, v. 4, pt. 3) [c. '20] Chic, Univ. of Chic, 
pap. $1.50 n. 

Van Denburgh, John 

I— A further study of variation in the gopher- 
snakes of western North America. 2 — Description of 
a new species of rattlesnake [crotalus lucasensis] 
from Lower California. 3— Description of a new 
subspecies of boa [Charina bottae utahensis] from 
Utah. 4 — Description of a new lizard [Dipsosaurus 
doralis lucasensis] from Lower California. 34 p. pis. 
diagrs. O (Proceedings, 4th ser., v. 10. nos. i, 2, 3 & 
4) '20 San Francisco, Cal., California Academy of 
Sciences pap. $r n. 

Vaughan, Coleman C, comp. 

State of Michigan laws relating to higTiways and 
bridges; with blank forms. 317 p. facsms. O '20 
Lansing, Mich., Secretary of State pap. 

Virginia. Bureau of Labor and Industrial Statistics 

Labor laws of the commonwealth of Virginia. 
129 p. forms T '20 Richmond, Va., State Bu. of 
Labor and Industrial Statistics pap. 

Wade, Bruce 

The fossil annelid genus Hamulus Morton; an 
operculate serpula. various paging pis. O (No. 2359; 
from the proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, 
V. 59) '21 Wash., D. C, Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. 

Waterman, Thomas Talbot 

The whaling equipment of the Makah Indians. 
&7 p. il. pis. O (Pub. in political and social science, 
v. I, no. i) '20 Seattle, Wash., University of Wash- 
ington pap. $1 

Wilson, Charles Branch c 

New species and a new genus of parasitic cope- 
pods. II p. pis. O (No. 2354; from the proceedings 
of the U. S. Nat. Museum, v. 59) '21 Wash., Gov. 
Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Wilson, John Edward, comp. 

Russell County in the war; being a record of the 
war activities of the county and the part it played 
in the great struggle. 170 p. il. pors. Q [c. *2il 
Topeka, Kas., Capper Pr. Co. $5 n. 

Wisconsin. Laws, Statutes, etc. 

Law providing aid to dependent children; [Mothers' 
pension law]; with the opinions of the attorney- 
general thereon and statement of expenditures; 
compiled by the State bd. of control of Wisconsin. 
109 p. O '20 Madison, Wis., State Bd. of Control 
pap. gratis 


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Rare Books, Autographs and Prints 

ON July 19 a collection of miscellaneous 
books consisting mainly of American and 
European history, travel, genealogy, and 
general literature, will be sold at the Walpole 

The Biblio, a new magazine for bibliophiles, 
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All of the Whistler papers in the suit against 
Ruskin have been deposited in the Library of 
Congress by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pennell 
and fac-similes of them will appear in the 
Whistler "Journal" to be published by Llp- 
pincott in the autumn. 

The Print Collector's Quarterly, which has 
been revived and is now being published in 
London by J. M. Dent & Company, under the 
editorial direction of Campbell Dodgson, has 
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periodical in this country. Subscriptions and 
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The British Museum has acquired a unique 
copy of the poetical works of Andrew Mar- 
vell printed in 1681 and is said to ^ be the 
only known copy containing the first issue of 
the five pages of the poem on Cromwell's death. 
This and another copy recently discovered 
are the only ones containing the Horatian ode 
on Cromwell's return from Ireland. 

The annual meeting of the Prince Society 
recently held in Boston showed a healthy con- 
dition financially and otherwise. The society 
now has a membership of 176 — 90 libraries 
and 86 indivicjuals. It celebrated the tercen- 
tenary of the landing of the Pilgrims by 
printing "The New England Company and 
John Eliot" from a manuscript owned by 
James Melville Hunniwell, one of its mem- 


On September i will occur the eightieth 
anniversary of the publication of the first 
book in English by the famous house of 
Tauchnitz in Leipzig. In the eight decades 
that have since elapsed, according to the com- 
plete catalog published last March, this house 
has brought out 4542 volumes hy 427 English 
and 68 American authors, apart from many 
general publications. Nothing like it has ever 
been attempted by any other publisher. 

Many of the print shops of the^ city are 
having special midsummer exhibitions cal- 
culated to interest summer visitors especially. 
At the Kennedy and Knoedler galleries early 
American prints take the lead. Etchings by 
Eileen Soper, a girl of fifteen, whose work 

was accepted for the Royal Academy Exhi- 
bition in London this year, have reached this 
city and will he shown here at the same time 
with the work of George Soper, her father, 
at the Mausmann Galleries At the Weyhe 
Galleries is a mixed exhibition intended to 
show the tendencies of modem* art with both 
American and foreign artists represented. 

The interest in the six hundredth anniver- 
sary' of the death of Dante has called atten- 
tion to the collections in this country of the 
books of the great Italian poet and those con- 
cerning him. For a long time Harvard Uni- 
versity library owned the largest collection in 
America. The influence of Longfellow, Nor- 
ton and Lowell led to the formation of a 
Dante Society and the acquisition of an ex- 
tensive library. Thru the generosity and en- 
terprise of Willard Fiske the Dante collec- 
tion at Cornell University has been made in- 
comparably the greatest in this country. It 
is said to be, with the single exception of the 
Bibliotheca Nazionale at Florence, the most 
important collection in the world. 

Just before sailing for Europe in May, A. 
Edward Newton inscribed 265 bookish senti- 
ments signed with his autograph on pages to 
be bound with the limited edition of his new 
book, "A Magnificent Farce, and Other Diver- 
sions of the Book Collector," which the At- 
lantic Monthly Press will publish early in the 
autumn. Mr. Newton has diistinguished be- 
tween quotations from the writings of others 
and of himself by the use of quotation-marks 
in the first instance and not the second; but 
in the quotations from others he has rarely 
indicated the source from which he has drawn. 
This amounts to the invention of a pretty 
game for nearly every possessor of the book 
— to trace the sentirnent with which it is in- 
scribed to its lair. F'rom Bacon and Dr. John- 
son down to Mr, Newton's own contempor- 
aries, the lovers of books sound their praises 
in memorable terms. As soon as this limited 
edition with this unique feature became known 
advance orders began to come in and it now 
appears quite likely that the entire edition will 
be subscribed for before the day of publica- 

A copv of Joseph Conrad's "Chance" bear- 
ing the inscription, "To Edward Thomas from 
I. C, 1914," involves a very interesting biblio- 
graphical point. At the time the author in- 
scribed this book to his friend— a copy straight 
from the publishers — it had the inserted "1913" 
title page since known as a forgery. After 
some little investigation it appears that the 
publishers who. in 1914. were issuing the book 
with the 1913 title page cancelled and the 1914 
title page substituted, reinserted in this copy 
by mistake the 1913 title page. The query 
naturallv arises, if there was one error was it 
not possible for others? And is it not sin- 
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that the publishers should have sent this one 
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A new and definitive edition of the works 
of Robert Louis Stevenson is being prepared 
by Charles Scribner's Sons in connection with 
the English publishers. The edition will be 
printed in this country and limited to 2000 
sets, 1000 for America and 1000 for England. 
The first two volumes will appear in Septem- 
ber to be followed by a volume a month until 
twenty-six have been published. New and 
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in the set, which will be known as the Vailima 
Edition. The set will be illustrated by por- 
traits, some hitherto unpublished, and a num- 
ber of fac-similes of characteristic pages from 
Stevenson manuscripts. 

A print show to illustrate the subject from 
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mediums from the first preparation to the final 
printing. Three hand presses have been in- 
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dred Roberts Fritz will demonstrate the cutting 
and printing of a wood block, E. F. Hub- 
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in dry point. On the walls an exhibition of 
prints has been arranged interspersed with oc- 
casional plates and sets of progressive proofs. 
In result the practical bases of the several 
graphic arts are brought together to immediate 
view in a way that gives the exhibition a com- 
plete character of exposition without becoming 
overburdened with material or tedious in 

The month of June was a busy one in 
London auction rooms, prices generallv were 
fair and occasionally high. Several sales 
have been held this month and others will 
follow. On June 18 and IQ selections from 
the libraries of the late Thomas Bumpus, 
the late Charles Butler, Sir John Dale, the 
Earl of Albemarle, Major General Terry, and 
Sir Richard Paget will be sold at Sotheby's. 
The consignments include illuminated manu- 
scripts, early printing, sporting books, first 
editions of Victorian authors, association 
books anc^ Americana. The Dickens items 
include a portrait of Dickens in water colors 
by Samuel Laurence, On July 25 and 26 
another sale will be held by the same auction 
house consisting of selections from the 
libraries of the late J, C. Hawkshaw, the late 
Mrs. Hamilton Ogilbv, J. M. Freshfield, Mrs. 
Drew and others. The sale comprises illu- 
minated manuscripts, autograph letters, works 
on ornithology, French illustrated books of 
the eighteenth century bound in contemporary 

red morocco, an important series of auto- 
graph letters and manuscripts by Joihn 
Ruskin, modern first editions, colored-plate 
books, books with fore-edge paintings and 
many valuable autograph letters includl^ng 
those by Schubert, Beethoven, Burns, Byron 
and others. 

F. M. H. 

Catalogs Received 

Fine and rare books, manuscripts, standard sets, 
choice and beautiful bindings, etc. (Items 397.) 
M. Gottschalk & Co., 17 West 42nd St., New York 

Le Correspondent des Bibliophiles Francais et 
Strangers Livres Anciens et Modemes. (No. 328; 

Items 593.) G, LeMallier, Chateaudun, 25, Paris, 


Livres Anciens et Modemes. (No. 9; Items 304,) 
Librairie Chamonal Freres, 20j Rue de Varenne, 

Paris, France. 

Scarce and interesting old books in various depart- 
ments of literature, including Asia. Art, Ceramics, 

Drama, History, Travel, Biography, Scarce Amer- 
icana, etc. (No. 36; Items 27^.) Joseph McDonough 

Co., 58 South Pearl St., Albany, N. Y. 

Second-hand books and prints. (No. 31; Items 1181.) 
Henry Start, 28, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 


Second-hand books in good condition. (No. 97; Items 
153.) A. M, Blake, Avenida 16 de Septiembre 13, 

Mexico City, Mexico. 

J. N. K. clips the following, says Christopher 
Morley in the New York Evening Post, and 
suggests that undoubtedly some Bowling Green 
client will fall for it if the owner of the apart- 
ment will submit a list of the books : 
RIVERSIDE DRIVE— To sublet for 
summer months until Sept. 20, furnished 
apartment, near Columbia College and 
Ii6th St. subway station; 8th floor; 7 
rooms (all outside), 2 baths, extra basin 
between bedrooms ; well furnished ; many 
good books. Telephone Morningside 6326, 
— New York Times. 


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procured and forwarded promptly aod efficiently 
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Institutions in America 

Special ability for second-hand items 

C9rrest)ondtnc0 solicited 

Otto Sauer Method 

French German 
With Key $1.50 

Spanish Italian 

mthout Key $1.25 
Generous Discounts to the trade 

Wycil & Company, New York 

July 1 6, 1 92 1 


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Adair's Bookstore, 1715 Champa St., Denver, Colo. 

French Medical Dictionary. 
Diegesis, Robert Taylor. 
Harmony of Gospels. 
Shufeldt, Studies Human Form. 

American Library Service, 500 Fifth Ave., New York 

Wines of the World, H. Vizetelly. 
History of Champaign, H. Vizetelly. 
Emerson, Story of the Vine. 
Librettos by Scribe:, with or without music. 
Good Gracious, Annabelle, Kummer. 
The Rescuing Angel, Kummer. 
Maytime, Ride Johnson Young. 
Houseman, The Gypsy Trail. 
Irene, a play, with or without music. 
Mary, a musical comedy. 
Weeks, Southern Quakers and Slavery, 
Parsons, How to Writ" for the Movies, 2nd edition. 
The Masses, all numbers from beginning to 1917. 
International Socialist Review, all numbers to 1914. 
Peet, Who's the Author. 

Nearing, Solution of Child Labor Problem. 
Broughton, Practical Dressmaking. 
Taylor, Elements of Metaphysics. 
Sunderland, Bible: Its Origin. 
Watson, R; ,spectable Sins. 
Boll, Famous Composers, 2 vols. 
Baring-Gould, Family Names. 
Pendelton, Life of Alex. Stephens. 
Churchill, My African Journey. 
Leeder, Desert Gateway. , 

Duncan, Dr. Grenfell's Parish. 
Palmer, Central America and Its Probl^^ms. 
Tullough, Luther and Other Leaders of Reforma- 
Wheeler, Alexander the Great. 
Lee, Queen Victoria. 

McCarthy, British Political Portraits. 
Mignet, History of Mary, Qu^ en of Scots. 
Shedd, Famous Painters and Paintings. 
Shedd, Famous Sculptors and Sculpture. 
Holland, Tyrol and Its People. 
Garlanda, New Italy. 
Ferriam, Greece and Greeks. 
Denby. China and Her People. 
Llcyd, Everydav Japan. 
Reptil'e/ Book, Ditmars. 
Aristotle's Natural History. 
Pliny's Natural History. 
LaConte's Geology. 

Mines of Herondias. 
Waite's Works on Black Magic. 
Alchemy, Any Treatise. 
Works of Sax Rohm^r. 
Works of Talbot Mundy. 
Technical Works on Photography. 
Any Unusual or Suppressed Works. 
Books Relating to Art of Writing. 
Old Medical Books. 

Wm. H. Andre, 607 Kittredge Bldg., Denver, Colo. 

Rousseau's Political Writing, good edition,, Eng- 
lish text. 

D. Appleton & Co., 35 W. 32d St., New York 

One Way Out, by Carleton. 
William M. Bains, 1213 Market St., Philadelphia 

Virginians in Texas, by Baker, Harper, 1878. 
Cooke, Girl Who Lived in Woods, Bart. 
Horgan, Half-Tones, Inland Printer. 
Jenkins, Photo Engraving, Inland Printer. 
Rabinowitz, Jewish Children, Knopf. 

Baptist Standard Ptiblishing Co., 1015 Main St., 
Dallas, Texas 

The Arts of Illustration, by C, H. Spurgeon. 

Barr Book Shop, 24 W. Orange St., Lancaster, Pa. 
Nevin, W. W., The Dies Irae. 
Nevin, W. W., Vignettes of Travel. 
Osborne, Historic Houses and Their Gardens. 
Triggs, H. ]., Art of Garden Design in Italy. 
Cousins & Riley, Woodcarvers of Salem. 
Dow, J. W., American Renaissance. 
Rothery, Chimney Pieces and Englenooks. 
Rothery, Ceilings and their Decorations. 
Aldrich, M. A., Eugenics. 
Goldenburg, I., Lace, its Origin in History. 
Dimock, Book of the Tarpon. 

Prod edings of the National Foreign Trade Coun- 
cil, vol. 3. 

N. J. Bartlett & Co., 37 Cornhill, Boston, Mait». 

Through the Upcast Shaft, by Williams. 
Old Essex House Songs. 

Source Book of the Holy Orthodox Church, by 

The Beacon Book Shop, 26 W. 47th St., New York 

Jacobs, W. W., The Monkey's Paw. 
Ludlow, The Hashish Eater. 

C. P. Bensinger Code Book Co., 19 Whitehall St, 

New York 
Universal Lumber Code. 
Commercial Code, Ai. 

Pocket Edition Western Union, Liebner'i. 
Any American-Foreign Language Code. 

W. Beyer, 207 Fulton St., New York 

Garner, Cesare Borgia (McBride). 
Britannica, Cambridgfj thick paper, clo. 

The Book Shelf, 112 Garfield Place, West, Cin- 
cinnati, O. 

The Century Dictionary, in green sheepskin. 

Return of the Native, in maroon limp leather. 


Woman, Michelet, Dillingham. 

Love, Michi^et, Dillingham. 

Bible of Humanity, Dillingham. 

Genius, Dreiser. 

The Voyage of the Beagle, Darwin. 

The Book Shop, Woods Hole, Mass. 

Bernard, Wonderful Escapes by Americans, Scrib- 

Bowne, Girl's Life Eighty Years Agb, Scribn?r. 
Emigration to Brazil, S. Hallet, 1866. 
Marriott, The Catfish, Bobbs-Merrill, 1913. 
Kirby & Spence, Introd. to Ebtomol, vol. 4. 1826. 
U. S. G. S., Texas, Black and Grand Prairie Re- 

Wheatley, Life and Times of Pepys, Eng. Ed. 
Housman, Shropshire Lad. 

Machin, Introd. to Study of Protozoa, London. 
Parker & Haswell, Zoology, vol. i or set. 

Book Shop of Glass Block Store, Duluth, Minn. 

Log of the North Shore Club, two copies. 
Pomegranates in the Kutcher edition, Oscar Wilde. 

Brentano's, 5th Ave. and 27th St., New York 

Value of Science, Poincaire. 

The Pearl Fishers, Stacpoole. 

The Log of a Cowboy, Adams. 

Garcia, the Centenarian and his Times, Mackinsay. 

Dictionary of Dates. 

Through the South Seas with Jack London, Johnson. 

Princinlej of Mail Order Business, Swett. 

Merchants and Manufacturers on Trial. 

Laggards in Our Schools, Ayers, two copies. 

Cashing in on What You've Got. Switzer, 3 copies. 

Passine of the Idle Rich. 

Stephen on Pleading, WilHston. 

The Personal Recollections of General Robtrt A. 

Lee, by his Son. 
The Blighting of Bartram, Convers. 
The Arrival of Anthony, Convers. 

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Tiranoque, by Convers. 
B. E. N., by Convers. 
Meave, by Convers. 
Bloom or Bligkt, by Convers. 
The Conversion of Con Cregan, by Convers. 
The Thorn Bit, by Convers. 
Cloth versus Silk,' by Convers. 
Three Girls and a Hermit, by Convers, 
Peter's Pedigrek,, by Convers. 
Reminiscences, by Convers. 
For Henri and Navarre, by Convers. 
A Mixed Pack, Convers. 
Poems of Oscar Wilde. 

After Dinner Stories — Famous Men, two copies. 
The Milky Way, F. Ttmnyson Jesse. 
The Poetry of the Chinese, Davis. 
Notes on Chinese Literature, Wylie. 
The Tang or Book of Chinese Poetry, trans, by 

The Old Poetry Classic of the Chinese, Jennings. 
The Jade Chaplet in Twenty-four Beads, Stent. 
Arthur W. E. O'Shaughnessy Poems, any volume. 
John Abbott's Life, Crockett. 
Something New, Wodt;-house. 
Five Great Skeptical Dramas, Owen. 
Physical Training for Children by the Japanese 

Method, Hancock. 
Qoieen Moo and the Egyptian Sphinx, Le Plongeon. 
Eminent Authors of the 19th Century, Brandes. 
Malayan Monochrom/'s, Clifford. 
Disorders of Speech, Pershing. 
Memoir of a Baby, Baskha,n. 
Old Pembroke Families, Owen. 

An Historical Tour Through Pembrokeshire, Fenton. 
Child of the Dawn, Benson. 
A Text Book of Histology, Dr. Szymonowicz. 
A World Machine, Snyikr. 
Bunker Bean, Wilson. 
Great Galeoto, by Echegary, trans, by Lynch. 

The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc., 104 High St., New 
Haven, Conn. 

Miss Esperence and Mr. Wycherley. 
Keats' Poems, pub. bv Geo. Bell, London, ill. by 
R. Bell. 

Brick Row Book Shop, Inc., 19 E. 47th St., N. Y. C. 
Upjohn, Colonial Archit»<cture N. Y. and N. E. 

A. B. Hart, Introduction to Study Federal Govt., 

Kendrick C. Babcock, Scandinavian Element in 

U. S. Univ., ill. 1914. 
America and the War, Letters and Comments writ- 
ten for pub. in the Press. 
T. M. Evans, Sanitary Assn. during Franco-German 

War, 1870-71. 
Memoirs Jean Francois Coste. 
Warden, Record of Voyag^- to Eermonville, 
Intl. Law Topics and Discussion: U. S. Naval War 

College, Newport, R. I., ist vol. 
Caleb Gushing, Book on Spain, 1850, last edition. 
L'Abeille Francaise, etc. 
Hamilton Fish's Diary. 

Dr. Schenck, History Swedish Art. trans, by Siren. 
McClure, Reminiscences of C. A. Dana. 
FrenclT in Amer. during War of Independence, 

Wals, Phila., 1895. 
Moore, Works of James Buchanan. 
R. H. Titterington, History Spanish American War, 

N. Y. 1900. 
Henry Ledyard's Journal. 
W. C. Ford, Private Correspondence, Wm. Vane 

Anything by J. Willard Gibbs. 
Emperor Chas. V., Edw. Armstrong. 
Memoirs of Court of Chas. Ill, A. Hamilton. 
History of Reign of Philip III. 
Memoirs of Henry the Great and Court of France. 

W. H. Ireland. 
Le Siecle de la Renaissance, L. Bottifol. 
History of House of Austria, Coxe. 
Story^ Teller's Holiday, George Moore. 
Araminta, Snaith. 
Spoon River, ist ed. 

Captain Craig, Robinson, first edition. 
Man Against tbe. Sky, Edwin Arlinsiton Robinson, 


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Benson's Etchings, vols, i and 2. 

Song of the Lark, Willa Gather, first edition. 

Bridgman's Book Shop, 108 Main St., Northampton, 

Tuscan Childhood by L. C. Cepram. 
Campion & Co., 1313 Walnut St., Philadelphia 

Maryland's Colonial Eastern Shore. 

Vol. 4 Cambridge History of American Literature. 

C. T. Cearley, 1128 J Street, Fresno, Cal. 
Horace Greeley's What I Know About Farming. 

George M. Chandler, 75 East Van Buren Street. 
Chicago, 111. 
Masefield, On the Spanish Main. 
Nobless*. Oblige. 
Hearn, Two Years in French West Indies, ist ed., 

Freeman, Norman Conquest, thick paper, vols. 4 

International Correspondence School, Contractors 

and Builders Course. 
Rlemenyi, by Kelley & Upton, McClurg, 1906. 
Wells, Outline of History, English ed. 
Keppel, Golden Age of Engraving. 
Jefferson Hamilton, Franklin, Lincoln, Federal Eds. 
^itzgerald, Letters and Literary Remains, 3 vols. 
Field, Cultures Garland. 

Chemical Catalog Co., i Madison Ave., New York 

Encyclopaedia of Textile Works, pub. 1907. by the 
American School of Correspondence, set. 

City Book Co., 6 East Pleasant St., Baltimore, Md. 

Books by James Branch Cabell. 
Travel 100 Years Ago by Twing. 
Books by Randolph Bourne. 
Woodberry's Essays. 
John Burrough, Indoor Studies. 
John Burroughs, Literary Value. 

City Book Store, E. Liberty St., Wooster, Ohio 

Book of Knowledge, buckram, new or 2nd hand. 

The Arthur H. Clark Co., 4027 Prospect Ave., 
Cleveland, O. 

Henderson, Account of British Settlement of Hon- 

duras, 1809. 
Franklin (Benj.) Works, ed. by Sparks, 10 vols., 

Boston, 1840. 
Loti, Rarahu, tr. by Bell. 

Amir. Jl. of Medical Sciences (Phila.), vols, 16-98 
Kelmscott Press Pubns,, any. 
Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin, any edns. 
Hunt's Merchants Mag., vols. 47-59. 
Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, any edns. 

The John Clark Co., i486 W. 25th St., Cleveland, O. 

Army and Navy Journal, Sept. 9, iqi6; Jan. 6 and 
27, Feb, 17, 1917. 

Stowe (Mrs. H. B.), Pearl of Orr's Island. 

Early Vermont Laws, and the inaugural and retir- 
ing TOirssages of the Governors of Vermont of 
1872, 1874, 1876 and 1912, 

Cole Book and Art Co., 123 Whitehall St., 
Atlanta, Ga. 

Pines of Lory, by Mitchell, 

Columbia University Library, New York 

Ingpen, Ada M., Women as Letter Writers. 
Baker, N. Y., 1910. 

McKee, National Conventions, $i.c;o. Lord Baltimore 

Columbia University Press Bookstore, 2960 Broad- 
way, New York 

Nathan, Contemporary Russian Composers. 

Cossitt Library, Memphis, Tenn. 
Caffin, Dancing and Dancers of To-day. 
Gunsaulus, Frank W,, The Transfiguration of Chri- . 

Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, N. H. 
Beck, Minna McCleod, Better Citizenship through 
Art Training. 

July i6. 1921 


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Davis's Bookstore, 49 Vesey St., New York 

Genealogy of thjt! Sayre Family by Banta, 2 copies. 

Dixie Business Book Shop, 140 Greenwich St., 
New York 

Story of the Street, Hill. 

Back Numbers of "Russia," ed. Martens. 

Doubleday, Page Book Shop, 920 Grand Ave., 
Kansas City, Mo. 

Graves, Natural Order of Spirit. 

Harland, Alone. 

Crile, Origin and Natuitei of the Emotions. 

Wharton, Memoir Text of Sappho, pub. Stott, 1885. 

Wilde, Happy Prince and Other Tales, pub. Nutt 

in 1889. 
Kiry, Wonders of the Sea. 
Mead & Gilbert, Forensic Quotations. 
Rousseau, Emile. 
Adams. Chapters of Erie. 
Mikzath, Fiddlers Three. 

E. P. Dutton & Co., 681 Fifth Ave., New York 

Ainger, Alfred, Lectures and Essays, 2 vols., Mac- 

Ballantyne & Co., The Ballantyne Press and its 
Connection with Sir Walter Scott, Edinburgh, Bal- 
lantyne, 1879. 

Crockett, Footsteps of Scott, Jacobs, 1908. 

Chambers. Robert, Life of Sir Walter Scott, Lon- 
don, 1871. 

Gardiner, S. R., Outline of English History, B. C. 
55 A. D., 1902, London, 1905. 

Gillies, R. P., Rjicollections of Sir Walter Scott, 
London, 1837. 

Goodridge. History of Ridgefield, Conn. 

Hannay, D., Glimpses of the Land of Scott, Mac- 
millan, 1.S87. 

Hoi?g, Jamei-. Familiar Anecdotes of Scott, N. Y., 

Hugo, Victor. Les Miserables (Estes and Lauriat 
Int. Ltd. Edition.). 

Oliphant, Mrs. M. O., William Blackwood and his 
sons (Annals of a Publishing House), v. 1-2, Edin- 
burgh, Blackwood, 1897-98. 

O'Brien, White Shadows of Scuth Seas, ist edition. 

Porter, Mrs. M. B.. William Blackwood and His 
Sons (Annals of a Publishing House, v. 3). 

Rogjyrs, May, Waverley Dictionary, Chicago Griggs, 

Skene, James. The Skene Papers, Memoirs of Sir 
Walter Scott by Basil Thomson, London, 1909. 

Spencer, H., Organism of Society. 

Sabatier (P.). France To-day, tr. by Brine, 1913. 

Schmidt (J. C), Ego and His Own, Walker, icx)8. 

Santini (N.). An Appeal to the British Nation, 1817. 

Swift (Mary J.), First Lessons in Natural Phi- 
losophy for Children, Hartford, B'ejknap & War- 
field, 1859. 

Sage, Salmon and Trout, American Sportsman's Li- 
brary, Casper Whitney Ed. 

Sumner, Folk Ways. 

Shepherd's Historical Atlas, 4 copies. 

Sanborn (H.), Old Wall Papers. 

Spalding's Official Baseball Guide, 1877-84, 1891, 1911. 

Spalding's Official Baseball Record, 1909 and 1910; 
Official Football Guide, 1892-1908. 

Spalding's Official Athletic Almanac, 1892-1907. 

Spalding's Minor League Bas* ball Guide, any num- 
bers except 1889. 

Samuels. From the Forecastle to the Cabin. 

Secret Court Memoirs. Henrv 4th volume. 

Smith (C), The American War from 1775 to 1783. 

Sims, History of Schoharw- County. 

Southern Historical Papers, vol. 10, or nos. i, 2, 8, 
9, 10, II and 12. 

Story (R. McC). The American Municipal Execu- 
tive, 1918, 3 copies. 

Wright (W. P.), Aloine Flowers rnd Rock Gardens. 

Taylor (Sir H. Y.), Statesman, 1836. 

Teller, History of Ridgefield. 

Paul Elder & Co., 239 Post St., San Francisco 

Anathema, Andreyev. 

Founding of Spanish C^ilifornia. Chapman. 

In the Strang*" South Se-\«. Grimshaw. 

New New Guinea, Grimshaw. 

Price of Prairie. 

Paul Elder & Co.— Continued 

Talks to Students on the Art of Study, Cramer. 
Velasquez, R. A. M. Stevenson. 
Voice Culture and Elocution, W. T. Ross 
Volland's Mother Goose Book. 

Geo. Fabyan, Riverbank Laboratories, Geneva, 111 
or Walter M. Hill, 22 E. Washington St., Chicago ' 

Works on Ciphers, Obscure Writing, Symbols, 
Synthetic Elements, Cryptic Forms of Language, 
Cryptography, Ancient Symbolic Steganography, 
Signs, and other unusual characters in writing; 
also the art of deciphering. 

Marshall Field & Co., Chicago 

Mysb:iry of 31 New Inn, by Freeman. 

History of English Criticism in three volumes by 

How to Rest by Grace Dawson. 

The Sign of the Sword, by Rentoul. 

Tales of Early England, by Buxton. 

Beethoven and His Five Symphonies, by Grove. 

Prairie and the Sea, by Quayle. 

All the World, by Leonard Merrick. 

The Tenants, by Mary S. Watts. 

The Budahism of Thibet, by Waddell. 

Middle Years, by Tynan. 

Violet Moses, by Leonard Merrick. 

Zimmer's Dictionary of Botanic Names. 

Complete Orations and Speeches of Henry W. Grady, 
edited by E. Dubois Shurter. 

Heart of My Heart, by Ellis Meredith in 1904 Edi- 

Ashes of Roses by Louise Knight Wheatley in 1893 

House of Gladness, by Allen. 

Turkish Woman's Impressions of Europe, by Zeynet 

Inside the Ropes, by Van Loan. 

Theory of Pur»' Design, by Ross. 

Life of Spinoza, by Pollock. 

H. W. Fisher & Co., 207 So. 13th St., Philadelphia 

Opening of Tibet, by Landon, Doubleday. 

Greek Lands and Letters, Allinson, Boston, 1909. 

Fowler Bros., 747 South Broadway, Los Angeles, Cal. 

Betty, Old Meadow. 

Technique of Chiropractic, Palmer. 

Andrew Lang, Social Origms. 

The William F. Gable Co., Altoona, Pa. 

The Orphan, by Mulford. 

Gammel's Book Store, Austin, Texas 

Bureau of Ethnology, loth report, 1888-89; also 4th 
Report, 1882-83. 

William J. Gerhard, 563 North 20th St., Philadelphia 

Tuomey & Holmes, Pliocene Fossils, So. Carolina. 
Holmes, Postpliocene Fossils, Co. Carolina. 
Scudder, Nomenclator Zoologicus. 
U. S. Nat'l. Museum Bulletin 19, 2 pts. 
Gr'een, Monograph of Trilobites. 

Newfoundland, Geological Surey, Murray and How- 
ley, 1881. 

Otto Giebel, 4523 North Racine Ave., Chicago 

The Buddha and his Religion, by Barthelmy Saint- 

Leibnitz. Anything by, describe fully. 
Roger Bacon, Anything in English translation, 

describe- fully. 
Roger Bacon, Anything about him. 
Famous Affinities in History, dealers please quote 

Christopher Hare, Any title, good copies only. 

The J. K. Gill Co., Third St., Portland, Ore. 

Over Bemertons, Lucas. 

Gittman's Book Shop, 1225 Main St., Columbia, S. C. 

Smith, G. G.. Story of Georgia and Georgia People. 

Sullivan, Tales from Scott. 

Sulz, Treatise on Beverages. 

Lover, Irish Ballads. 

Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas. 

Laveter, Joseph, Phsiognomy. 

Johnson, Bashfull Ballads. 


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Ashton, Social Life of Queen Anne. 

Bagot, Richard, The Passport. 

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Benson, Cat. of Etchings. 

Chapman, All About Ships. 

CuUum^ Campaigns of War of i8i2-'i5. 

Edwaras, E. B., The Tu-Tse's Tower. 

Frost, John, Pictorial Hist, of Mexico. 

Green, Helen, Out with Brass Band; One night 

Hamlin, Mrs., Life in Middle West. 

Hammatt Papers, No. 3. 

Inman, Santa Fe Trail, ist ed., 1898, Macm. 

Leer, Sheet Anchor, 

Little, Nine Partners and Pine Plams, N. Y. 

Lower, Family Nomenclature. 

Merrick, G. B., Old Times on Upper Mississippi. 

Obenchain, Handwoen Coverlets. 

Park.<f,.L. N., Drake. 

Sabatini, Sea Hawk. 

Synge, Social Life in England. 

Walker, Williston, Ten New England Leaders, 1901. 

Yonge, Christian Names. 

Genealogies, Burbank of Concord, Mass; Chapman, 
Descend, of Ralph, 1876; Howell, John, of Va. ; 
Richards, pub. by A. Morse, 1861 ; Sherman,' Roger, 
family; Tomlinson, by Orcutt; Tomlinson, Henry, 
and ^.»scend.; Way, George, and descend., 1887. 

Wm. McAfee Goodwin, 1406 G Street, N. W., 
Washington, D. C. 

Christian Science Journal and Sentinel. 
Edwin S. Gorham, 11 W. 45th St., New York 

Letters from a Great Musician, by A. C. Cox, 1893. 
Moonshine Wish Book, by Rebecca Crawford. 

Gotham Book Mart, 128 W. 45th St., New York 

Japanese Architecture. 

Applied Art, by Cran. 

Monteford, Early Life of Jesus in Palestine. 

J. F. Green, 1309 Houston St., Ft. Worth, Tex. 

The Millennial Harbinger, by Alexander Campbell. 
New Series, Bethany, Va. 

Hall's Book Shop, 361 Boylston St., Boston 

An Old Maid's Paradise. 
A Burglad in Paradise. 

Hanford & Horton Co., Middletown, N. Y. 

Dickens's Works, new national edition, cloth, com- 
plete in 40 volunK 's, new or good second-hand. 

Harlem Book Co., 47 W. 125th St., New York 

Vol. 8 Langport Edition. 

De Luxe of Dickens, set. 

Hazen's Bookstore, 238 Main St., Middletown, Conn. 

History of Connecticut, Sanford. 

William Helburn, Inc., 418 Madison Ave., New York 

Genus Rosa, by Ellen Willmot. 

Stratham, Short Critical History of ArchitTcture. 

Walter M. Hill, 22 East Washington St., Chicago 

William Cullen, Bryant's Prose Works. 

LeSeuer, Historical Journal of (in French), New 

Orleans, 1831. 
The Kasedah of Hage. 
Harrington, Seymour Haden. 
Mauder's History of the World. 
Lives of the Signers. 
Conrad, The Inh/iritors, ist ed. 

Hochschild, Eohn & Co., Inc., Baltimore, Md. 

Buck Parvin and the Movies, by Charles E. Van 

Loan. ^ 

Christie Johnston, by Charles Rcade. 
Two Years in the Forbidden City, by Derling. 

Houghton Mifflin Co., P. L. D., Park St., Boston 
Shelley's Works, 8 volumes, large paper edition, 

Paul Hunter, 401^^ Church St., Nashville, Tenn. 

Wayland, History of Rockingham County, Virginia. 
Wheeler's Reminiscences of North Carolina. 
Burke'si Extinct Peerage. 

Paul Hunter— Continued 

Burke's Landed Gentry. 

Geo. Hart, Violin: Its Famous Makers and Their 

The H. R. Huntting Co., Springfield, Mass. 

Set of Ruskin. Library ed., cloth, subscription, 

Huntington, Undi.r a Colonial Roof Tree, H. M. 
Set of Emerson, large paper, limited ed., H. M. 
Eaton, Barndoors and Byways. 

A. J. Huston, Portland, Me. 

Dollinger, Gentile and Jew. 

Geo. W. Jacobs & Co., 128 Chestnut St., Philadelphia 

Tobacco, its history, variety, culture, etc. 

History of Tobacco. 

Cornerstone of Colonial Commercie, by J. A. Stough- 

East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Asbijorsen, 

illus. by Neilson. 

R. James, P. O. Box 176, Vancouver, Canada 

Lesser's Old Testament Translation, 6 copies. 
U. P. James, 127 W. 7th St., Cincinnati, O. 

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appeared in the last three years, the problem 
of keeping those contracts going and of find- 
ing any balance to keep the business on a 
solvent basis has been a problem, indeed. The 
price levels now reached must naturally show 
considerable increases over the levels shown 
in the last complete issue of this Educational 
Book Index. Manufacturing costs have 
reached some stage of stabilization and prices 
are likely to be stable for some time to come, 
at least. One of the natural results of the 
increases has been to decrease the number of 
new titles, as the cost of plate-making made 
it prohibitive to try as many experiments as 
in normal years. At the same time, a great 
deal of effort has been put into revising and 
improving books of permanent value and in 
keying these to the present accumulation of 
information. Besides this, there have been new 
fields of teaching decidedly noticable and in 
these fields important books have been appear- 
ing, and, as the cost could be set without com- 
parison to old editions, it has been in reality 
easier to plan a book in a new field than to 
enter into competition in a well-ploughed 
field. The extension that has been given to 
the field of text-books would be quickly 
realized by anyone who would compare this 
Educational Index with that of twenty years 
ago. The difference in the number of titles 
would not be more conspicuous than the dif- 
ference in variety. Great areas of new mate- 
rial have been made ready for school use, and 
the extension of supplementary study has made 
it possible for children to use advantageously 

a far greater total number of books per year 
than there are courses in the curriculum. In 
spite of the rapid change in the educational 
world, new names on the title pages appear 
but slowly, as the problem of production and 
promotion of an important text-book, espe- 
cially in the competitive field, requires so much 
preparation and expense that only a well-or- 
ganized firm can undertake it. Such old names 
in the book world as American Book Com- 
pany, Ginn & Company, D. C. Heath & Com- 
pany are connected with the new epoch in 
book-making as prominently as with the old. 
Some new firms, such as the World Book 
Company, have swung into foremost place in 
a short time thru new ideas and promoting 
energy. Most of the old line general pub- 
lishers now have their well-organized school- 
book departments, and such text-book depart- 
ments as are found in Macmillan, Scribner, 
Houghton Mifflin and others take their place 
beside the largest of the specialist houses. The 
competition between old houses and new has 
brought the American public a quality of text- 
books that is unequalled, and the new era in 
education finds the trade admirably prepared 
to supply all the tools that the educators may 

The Library in the School 

ONE of the significant meetings at the 
American Library Association Conference 
was the meeting on school libraries, at which 
prominent speakers suggested the gain that 
was being made in getting the library into the 
school, and prophecies were made with a con- 
fidence that indicates the ultimate fulfillment of 
a program that will put a general library of 
books, competently directed, not only in every 
high school and academy, but in all well- 
equippec^ grade schools thruout the country. 

That the presence of books in the school- 
house will greatly stimulate the general reading 
of children is unquestioned, and it will only re- 
main for the leaders of this movement gradual- 
ly to find the way to establish these libraries, 
the appropriation to support them, and the li- 
brarians competently to connect the books with 
the pupil. As this movement is carried for- 
ward, there will be a wide increase in book 
distribution that has great potential possibil- 
ities for American book publishing, as such 
libraries once established will create a market 
for standard literature and reference books 
that will greatly augment the demands from 
the public and home library. 


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The appearance of prominent librarians on 
the program of the National Education Asso- 
ciation, meeting at Des Moines, is a further 
indication that the leaders in educational mat- 
ters realize the coming importance of the 
library, and the Library Department with its 
special sessions will give increasing opportu- 
nity for leaders to drive home the library idea. 
At the School Conference, Adeline B. Zachert, 
now Director of School Libraries for the State 
of Pennsylvania, spoke on "Joy Reading in 
Elementary Schools." W. H. Kerr. Librarian 
of the Normal School, Emporia, Kansas, who 
has been so active in connecting the library 
with the school, Dr. Sherman Williams, Chief 
of the School Library Division in Albany, 
and for years a leader in this movement, and 
Carl H. Milam, Secretary of the American 
Library Association, appeared on the pro- 

Reclassification of Freight Rates 

ON July 20th, the Consolidated Classifi- 
cation Committee gave a hearing to a 
committee of the National Association 
of Book Publishers on the question of freight 
rates on carloads to the southern freight dis- 
trict. Under the present classification rules, 
shipments to this territory are put into the 
number one classification, which, in the case 
of a typical point such as Atlanta, would 
mean a price of $2.20^ per 100 as against the 
rate of $1.66^ if the books were put in the 
third classification, as is the case in shipping 
to other sections of the country. This brings 
in an unfair state of things, which is a severe 
burden to the school-book publisher and ulti- 
mately to the community itself. W. E. Pulsi- 
fer, head of D. C. Heath & Company, served 
as chairman of the committee of the National 
Association of Book Publishers in applying 
for a hearing and in presenting this case, 
and Morgan Shuster of the Century Com- 
pany and F. N. Doubleday served on the com- 
mittee. The result of this application and 
hearing cannot be known for a month, but 
the obvious fairness of such a correction 
gives hope that the opinion may be favorable. 
The evidence submitted to the Classification 
Committee was based on statistics gathered 
from the many co-operating publishers, and 
it was shown that the school-book shipments 
run . into large totals in a year's time, and 
that more would be sent in carload lots if 
thi«; better rate were granted. 

The brief prepared for the Classification 
Committee was as follows : 

In submitting this request for a lower 
classification of books, we do so representing 
sixty-two of the leading book publishers of 
this country who request that books in C.L. 
lots be reduced to third class in the South- 
ern Territory, making it uniform with the 

oiiher territories, instead of first class as at 
present, and books in L C.L. lots be reduced 
to second class in all territories instead of 
first class as at present. We feel confident 
that your Committee, after having studied 
this brief, will see the justice of our claim. 

1. The economical distribution of school 
books and general literature to the country 
at large is of a public importance, not par- 
alleled in any other kind of merchandise, yet 
the classifications of books for freight ship- 
ment are high by almost any comparison. 

Schools, colleges, and the public in general 
have a very real interest in seeing that 
books reach their destination at the lowest 
rates commensurate with the low freight 
risks involved. Operating on very small 
margins between production cost and sales 
price to communities and institutions, a frac- 
tional saving at this point is of more real 
importance than in most industries. 

2. Books on account of their educational 
value receive lower express and postal rates 
than other commodities of equal value and 
weight and bulk. 

3. There is practically no risk, the largest 
shippers report having no claims for loss or 
damage last year. 

4. Books are never shipped loose or in bags 
or crates ; they are invariably packed tightly 
in wooden cases, made of % lumber and 
securely nailed with 8 and 10 penny nails ; 
the case is also lined with several layers of 
1x)gus paper; some shippers in addition use 
iron strapping. The cases are easy to han- 
dle and readily packed in cars. 

5. In proportion to their weight they take 
up very small space, as they pack compactly. 

6 The cases are always plainly marked and 
the name of the shipper is printed or sten- 
cilled on the case, thus eliminating any pos- 
sibility of misbilling. 

7. The Southern territory, an exceedingly 
important territory for school books, the C.L. 
rate is first class, whereas in the Official and 
Western territories the rate is third class. 
Yours very truly, 
National Association of Book Publishers 
D. C. Heath & Company, 

W. E. Pulsifer; 
Doubleday, Page & Co., 

F. N. Doubleday; 
The Century Company, 
Morgan Shuster, 


A New Pulitzer Prize 

A PRIZE of $1,000 for the best volume of 
verse published during the year by an 
American author will be added to the list of 
the Pulitzer Foundation awarded annually by 
the Columbia University School of Journalism. 
The Advisory Board has decided to discontin- 
ue the prize previously offered for the best 
paper on development of the school, and to 
offer a new prize of $500 for the best cartoorr 
published during the year. 

July 23, 1921 


Two Hundred and Fifty World Classics 

By Robinson Smith 
With the Collaboration of a Number of Yale and Princeton Professors 

LISTS of standard books have usually been 
the selection of one man. The present 
list represents the best judgment of a 
dozen men. I began it over eighteen months 
ago by a list of a hundred books, which I 
printed and circularized among my friends, 
chiefly professors at Yale and Princeton, ask- 
ing them at the same time for additions. The 
rule roughly was that if any two persons inde- 
pendently suggested a new title, that book 
should be added to the list, and conversely it 
any two persons objected to a book, that book 
should be dropped out. Thus there is scarcely 
a book on the following list that has not been 
approved of by at least two persons competent 
to judge, and in general the list has been en- 
tirely approved, with a few exceptions, by the 
dozen. Professor Albert S. Cook of Yale 
has co-operated to such an extent that the 
list might as easily be called his list as mine, 
but in fact it should bear the name of no one 
person, as it is a co-operative list. 

A second point in favor of the list is that 
it was not limited in the number of books. 
We were not trying to find the best 100 books. 
The fact that we arrived at 250 was an acci- 
dent. We wished to get a list of books in 
all fields that the superior man in the street 
should have on his shelves, even if he did not 

read them all. We did not attempt to arrive 
at a perfect list — that we agreed was impos- 
sible — ^we merely tried for a list that was far 
and away better than any other. And we 
wanted a human, not a high-brow, list — a list 
that would appeal to the ordinary man and 
woman. For that reason we dropped out 
Spinoza, Kant, St, Augustine's Confessions, 
Aquinas, and many others — landmarks in 
their way and day, but monuments of diill- 
ness for most of us. With science we made 
an exception, for here to include the popu- 
lar books would not have been to include the 
classics. It was better to give the great 
names, even tho the approach to them be 
thru other books. 

The:e are the days when standards in all 
things are needed. Too much has been 
preached along the lines of "What is one 
man's meat is another man's poison." It was 
interesting to find the practical unanimity of 
the professors in a matter of this kind. It 
bred the faith that, if we tried oftener to get 
together, other problems too would find their 
solution. As someone has said, "All men think 
alike, who think at all.'' 

A selection within a selection has been 
made in this list, for the works chosen as the 
rreatest have their titles printed in capitals^ 

250 World Classics 

The Bible 

The Book of Common Prayer 

Books of the Apocrypha* 

a Kempis: Imitation of Christ 

Mediaeval Hymns 


Aeschylus: Plays 
Aristophanes : Plays* 
Euripides : Plays* 
Homer : The Iliad 

The Odyssey 
Pindar : Odes 
Sophocles : Plays 

Theocritus (Bion and Moschus) : Idylls 
Catullus : Lyrics* 
Horace : Poems* 
Juvenal : Satires* 

Lucretius : On the Nature of Things 
Ovid : Metamorphoses 
Virgil: Aeneid 

Eclogues and Georgics 
Dante: Divina Com media 
Saint Francis : Canticle of the Sun 
An Anthology of Spanish Poetry 
Lope de Vega: Plays* 
An Anthology of French Poetry 

*An asterisk indicates a selection or abridgment. 

Chanson de Roland 

Hugo : Poems* 

La Fontaine : Fables 

Moliere : Plays* 

Racine: Plays* 

Goethe : Faust 

Heine: Poems* 

Schiller: Wallenstein 

An Anthology of English Poetry 

Browning: Poems 

Browning (Mrs.) : Sonnets from the Portu- 

Chaucer: Canterbury Tales* 
Troilus and Cressida 

Coleridge: Poems* 

English and Scottish Ballads 

Gray: Elegy Written in a Country Church- 

Keats: Selected Poems 

Milton : Paradise Lost 
Minor Poems 
Samson Agonistes 

Shakespeare: Plays* 

Shelley: Poems* 

Spenser: Faerie Queene* 

Tennyson: Poems* 

Wordsworth: Poems* 

An Anthology of American Poetry 


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Aesop: Fables 

Aristotle: Nicxvmachean Ethics 
Demosthenes: Orations* 
Early Greek Philosophers (fragments) 
Epictetus : Enchiridion 
Lucian : Dialogues* 

True History 
Plato: The Republic 

Minor Dialogues* 
Plotinus : Tractates* 
Cicero: Essays, Letters, and Orations* 
Seneca: Moral Essays* 
Dante : De Monarchia 

Vita Nuova 
Machiavelli: The Prince 
Santa Teresa : Prose* 
Aucassin et Nicolette 
Bedier : Tristram et Iseult 
Chretien de Troyes : Romances* 
Montaigne : Essays* 
Montesquieu : De I'Esprit des Lois 
Pascal : Pensees 
Rousseau : Prose* 
Voltaire: Prose* 
Lessing : Laokoon 
Schopenhauer : Prose* 
Addison and Steele: The Spectator* 
Arnold: Essays* 
Bacon : Essays 
Browne : Religio Medici 
Blirke : Speeches and Essays* 
Carlyle: Heroes and Hero Worship 

Colericjge : Prose* 
Froude : Essays* 
Hazlitt: Essays* 
Lamb : Essays of Elia 
Macaulay : Prose* 
Malory: Le Morte d'Arthur 
Milton: Areopagitica and Education 
More: Utopia 

Newman : Idea of a University 
Ruskin : Prose* 
Sidney : Defense of Poesy 
Taylor: Holy Dying 
Emerson: Essays* 
Thoreau: Prose* 
Washington, Lincoln, etc. : Speeches* 


The Ancient East 
Ducker: History of Antiquity 
Josephus : Antiquities of the Jews 
Layard : Nineveh 

Sayce : Ancient Empires of the East 
Wilkinson: Manners and Customs of the An- 
cient Egyptians 

Arrian : Persian Expedition of Alexander 
Grote : History of Greece 
Herodotus : Histories 
Thucydides : Peloponnesian War 

Caesar: Conquest of Gaul 

Gibbon: Decline and F^U of the Roman Em- 

Livy : History of Rome 

Niebuhr: History of Rome 

Tacitus: Annals 

Middle Ages 

Bede: Ecclesiastical History of the English 

Bryce: Holy Roman Empire 

Froissart : Chronicle* 

Guizot: Lectures on Civilization in Europe 

Joinville: History of Saint Louis 

Michelet: History of France (Middle Ages 

Milman: Latin Christianity 

Villehardouin : Conquest of Constantinople 
Modern History 

Carlylfe : French Revolution 

Commines : Memoirs 

Hume: History of England 

Motley: Rise and Fall of the Dutch Republic* 

Prescott : Ferdinand and Isabella 

Robertson : Charles V 

Sismondi: Italian Republics 

Bryce : American Commonwealth 

The Federalist 

Parkman : France and England in the New 


Malthus : On Population 

Marx : Capital 

Ricardo: Principles of Political Economy and 

Smith (Adam): The Wealth of Nations 

Spencer : Principles of Sociology 


Amiel : Journal Intime 

d'Arblay: Diary and Letters 

Ball : Great Astronomers 

Boissier: Cicero and his Friends 

Boswell : The Life of Johnson 

Brownings: Letters 

Carlyle: Letters of Oliver Cromwell 
Life of John Sterling 

Cellini (Benvenuto) : Autobiography 

Charnwood: Abraham Lincoln 

Cowper: Letters 

Darwin : Charles Darwin 

Eginhard : Charlemagne 

Evelyn : Diary* 

Fournier : Napoleon I 

Franklin : Autobiography 

Froude: Caesar 

Gibbon : Autobiography 

(7i^son : Heroes of Science 

Lamb : Letters 

Legouis : Chaucer 

Le Royal Serviteur, Bayard 

Little Flowers of St. Francis 

Lockhart: Scott 

Mark Twa-'n: Joan of Arc 

Muir: Life of Mahomet 

Pascal : Lettres Provinciales 

Pepys: Diary 

Plummer: Alfred, the Great 

Plutarch : Lives* 

Pliny the Younger: Letters 

July 2^, 192 1 

batier: Life of St. Francis 
Saint Simon : Memoirs 

Sainte-Beuve : Portraits of the 17th Century 
Sevigne (Mme de) : Letters* 
Suetonius : Lives* 
Tacitus: Agricola 

Trevelyan : Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay 
Vallery-Radot : Louis Pasteur 
Vasari : Lives of the Painters* 
Wordsworth (Dorothy) : Journal 


Austen : Emma 

Pride and Prejudice 
F/alzac : Eugenie Grandet 

Pere Goriot 
Boccaccio : Tales* 
Bret Harte : Stories* 
Bronte (Charlotte) : Jane Eyre 
Bunyan : The Pilgrim's Progress 
Carroll : Alice in Wonderland 
Cervantes : Don Quixote 

Novelas Ejemplares 
Defoe : Robinson Crusoe Part I 
Dickens : David Copperfield 

Tale of Two Cities 
Dostoievsky : Crime and Punishment 
Dumas : Les Trois Mousquetaires 
Eliot: Adam Bede 
Fielding: Tom Jones 
Flaubert : L'Education Sentimentale 
Goldsmith : The Vicar of Wakefield 
Grimm : Household Tales 
Hawthorne : Tanglewood Tales 
The Scarlet Letter 
Hugo : Les Miserables 
Kingsley: The Heroes 
Lezarillo de Tormes 
Mark Twain : Huckleberry Finn 
Poe : Tales* 
Rcade : Cloister and the Hearth 


Scott: Old Mortality 

Heart of Midlothian 

Swift: Gulliver's Travels 

Thackeray: Henry Esmond 
Vanity Fair 

Thousand and One Nights 

Tolstoi: War and Peace 

Trollope: Barchester Towers 

Turgeniev: Fathers and Sons 

Agassiz: Etudes sur les Glaciers 

Bacon: The Advancement of Learning 

Berzelius: Works 

Copernicus: De revolutionibus orbium coeles- 

Dana: Manual of Geology 

Darwin: The Descent of Man 

The Origin of Species 
The Voyage of the Beagle 

Descartes : Discours sur Methode 
Other Writings 

Euiler: Works 

Faraday: Experimental Researches in Elec- 

Galileo : Dialogo dei due massimi sistemi, and 
Dialoghi delle nuove scienze 

Gibbs, J. W. : Papers 

Harvey : The Circulation of the Blood 

Humboldt : Cosmos ^ 

Huxley: Essays* ^ 

Kepler : Astronomia nova 

Lagrange: Mecanique analytique 

Laplace: Mecanique Celeste 

Lavoisier: Traite elementaire de chimie 

Linnaeus: Genera Plantarum 

Lister: Studies* 

Maxwell: Electricity and Magnetism 

Newton : Principia 

Pasteur: Studies* 

Tyndall: Forms of Water 

Wallace : Man's Place in the Universe 

The Use of Recent Literature in the 
High School 

By Margaret M. Skinner 

Director of Reading at The Stout Institute, Menomonee, Wis., (formerly Head of English 
Department in the High School at Janesville, Wi^.) 

[A paper delivered at the meeting of the National 
Education Association at Des Moines, July 16.] 

DOUBTLESS you are all familiar with the 
story of the boy in an oral composition 
class who chose for his topic "the world," 
— in order that he might not get off his sub- 
ject. I know how he must have felt, for my 
topic '^Recent Literature in the High School" 
seems as boundless, particularly when I pre- 
face it with a discussion of reading. I hope 
to take you with me in my explanation of the 
two types of reading in which the High school 
pupil should have training, and in my plea that 
more time be given to modern writing in class 
and out of it. 

From time to time I shall use charts, 
and frequently I shall refer you to them for 
proof of the statements I shall make. 

I shall preface my talk with two axiomatic 
statements. First, training in the ahilty to read 
and in the hahit of reading must be a fairly 
continuous process, just as is the training of any 
power of mind or body and the consequent 
forming of any habit, mental or physical. Un- 
less an individual reads steadily during all of 
his years of preparation for life, — unless he 
has the habit of reading, — he is not likely to 
read regularly or with much pleasure as an 
adult. "The thing that is to be continuous 
thruout life should obviously be continuous 
thruout education."* 

The second of the points is that reading 
habits are formed, for the average individual, 
by the time that high school work is completed. 

^Bobbit, F. H.: The Curriculum, p. 237. 


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The mechanics of reading — eye-shifts, stops, 
muscular controls, etc. — are generally agreed 
to be mastered by the end of the sixth grade, 
and many teachers feel that training of that 
sort is a waste of time after junior high school 
work is begun. In reading, as in other abilities, 
our fundamental habits are formed by the end 
of the adolescent period. Interest in books is 
not bom in us, — it is the result of training and 
environment ; good taste, the power of discrim- 
inating between the fine and the mediocre, is 
also the result of training and environment. 
If we read with interest and pleasure as chil- 
dren, if we read with interest and some critical 
ability as adolescents, — we shall read with in- 
terest and critical appreciation as adults. The 
rate of speed at which we read and the degree 
of comprehension are practically determined 
before we enter high school ; our interests and 
appreciations and the regularity of our read- 
ing during high school years will largely de- 
cide the quality and amount of our reading as 

and this needs traitiing and direction far more 
than we think. It is sometimes amazing to 
realize that we must be trained for pleasures 
just as we must be fitted for work. The sec- 
ond type of reading is for profit, — technical, 
informational. It is difficult always to draw 
clear-cut lines of demarcation between the two, 
for what is pleasure to one individual may not 
be to another. For example, two of my friends 
read "Main Street" at the same time this last 
winter. One enjoyed it so keenly that she 
bought a copy in order to reread parts of it 
and to have the joy of "writing in the names 
of people she knew who fitted the characters ;" 
the other was frankly bored, but plodded reso- 
lutely thru the book so that she "might look 
intelligent and not feel like a fool when it was 
discussed." To the first, the reading was for 
pleasure ; to the second, it was for profit, — the 
acquiring of information. The reading of the 
average magazine or newspaper is likely to be 
partly for profit. 
The two types of reading differ as widely 

Chart I. Proportion of Pupils Leaving School 

^ of p-iipils leave school by age ot 13 

Who Enter 8th Grade 

i2th Grade 

•Chart No. i will show better than any words 
of mine how essential it is that we keep con- 
stantly before us the necessity of gettmg 
pupils in high school to read regularly and 
with interest. Since only one half of the chil- 
dren who enter the average city school re- 
main to the final gra'de, and 
since only one in 10 reaches the final year of 
high school work, it is certain that if we do 
not train pupils to read in the grades and high 
school, most of them will never be prepared.* 
Obviously if the citizens of tomorrow are to 
read, they must be given training in the habit 
of reading, they must have been sufficiently in- 
terested in books to desire to read further, and 
they must have read widely enough to have at- 
tained some ability of judging what is worth 
while. Superintendent Claxton said recently 
in the Bookman, "If boys and girls leaving 
school at fifteen have the habit of reading, 
know how to select their books, and read at 
least four good books a year,— the generation 
growing up will constitute an educated com- 

There are two types of reading for all peo- 
ple-^ld as well as young. The first one is 
reading for pleasure— recreation, if you will— 

♦Ayres, L. P.: Laggards in the School. 
•Claxton, P. P.: Children's Reading, The Book- 
man, Vol. '52, p. 329, January, 1921. 



in character as they do in the attitude of the 
reader. Readirtg for profit is likely to be a 
duty— selfnimposed to be sure— something done 
with an end in view. It is presumably tech- 
nical and difficult, demanding painstaking ac- 
curacy and attention and often slow, niethod- 
ical work. Obviously there is under this head 
professional reading— periodicals, monographs, 
books bearing upon an individual's business 
and interesting to him because of his work 
and his desire to make himself more and more 
efficient bv further study and by keeping 
abreast of 'the times. There is also the read- 
ing for profit of a less taxing kind which might 
be called the seeking' of general information. 
As a good citizen and an efficient member of 
his community, an individual must be familiar 
with what is going on in the world. If he is to 
be thorolv happy in his environment, he must 
share the' work and plav of his fellows, and 
read the newspapers, magazines, books which 
thev do. 

This sort of reading must be modern. Tech- 
nical and professional literature is constantly 
growing and changing, and the efficient man 
must keep up with the times. The way open 
to everyone— and the only way available to 
many— is thru reading. The sources, too, of 
general information of all kinds are largely 
current and to be found in newspapers, mag- 
zines, and recent books. 

'I'.ty 23, 1 92 1 


Chart II. Reading for Pleasure and Profit 

H. S. Teachers Grade Teachers Lil^rarians General Citizens 

For Profit 42^%so 4i«%3o • 3i«%30 67%8o 

Professional 2^^%t^o 125%8o .li«%8o 2^^%ao 

Informational 2 22*%3o 2 3^^%so 

For Pleasure 11^8%3o 116%30 16ii%30 U^^'aso 

Newspapers 2^' 

3"%30 1150/330 48%8o 

Magazines 3150/330 3*y33o 4270/33^ 6ii%8o 

Fiction S^-^o/sso 33%3o 6240/33^ 2150/330 

Non-Fiction 12^0/330 123^330 32*0/330 I270/380. 





Profit— 25%+ Pleasure— 74%-f- 

Reading for pleasure depends on the charac- 
ter and temperament of the reader, of course, 
l)Ut in general it is safe to say that it is lighter, 
more the type to be "skimmed," and likely to 
be narrative in form. The great part of it 
is, for the average reader, short stories, novels, 
and interesting, easily read travel and adven- 
ture. Reading for profit is largely determined 
hy the needs of the reader ; reading for pleas- 
ure is proportionate to the development of a 
habit of reading for amusement and to the 
ability of the reader to fit to his own moods 
the reading he is doing. H. L. Terry, formerly 
a supervisor in the Wisconsin Department of 
Education, was referring to these same types 
when he said of intensive and extensive read- 
ing: "Both types of reading must be taught 
m the class-room and by methods as radically 

different as the ends to be reached. The near- 
er these methods may be to the habits to be 
used out of school Later, the greater and more 
lasting will be the success."* 

Chart II is an attempt to work out some 
definite proportion of the amount of volitional 
reading for profit and for pleasure of the aver- 
age adult. It represents the reading of four 
groups,— the first of high school teachers, the 
second of grade teachers, the third of li- 
brarians, the fourth of ordinary, everyday 
citizens. In this group were housewives, doc- 
tors, dentists, clerks, manufacturers, salesmen, 
stenographers — as representative as possible of 
the better read general public. 

Comparing the lists of "Best Sellers" — fie- 

*H. L. Terry: School Reznew, September, 1912, 
Vol. XX, p. 476. 


Chart III. "Best Sellers" and "Books in Demand at the Libraries" 
Most Popular Books of 1919 


"Best Sellers" (May-Dec.) 
(As listed in Publishers' Weekly) 
Ibanez : Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse i 

Conrad: Arrow of Gold 2 

Grey : Desert of Wheat 3 

Rinehart : Dangerous Days 4 

Connor: Sky Pilot in No Man's Land 5 

Wright : Recreation of Brian Kent 6 

Porter : Dawn 7 

Bailey: Tin Soldier 7 

Arnim: Christopher and Columbus 8 

Chambers : In Secret 9 

Galsworthy : Saint's Progress 9 

Dell : Lamp in the Desert 9 

Ibanez : Mare Nostrum 10 

Most in demand at libraries (Jan.-Dec.) 
(Based on lists in Bookman) 
Ibariez : Four Horsemen 
Bailey : Tin Soldier 
Wells : Joan and Peter 
Grey : Desert of Wheat 
Lincoln : Shavings 
Wright : Recreation of Brian Kent 
Galsworthy : Saint's Progress 
Rinehart : Dangerous Days 
Conrad: Arrow of Gold 
Arnim : Christopher and Columbus 
Stratton-Porter : Daughter of the Land 
Ashford: The Young Visitors 
Tarkington : The Magnificent Ambersons 


1 Adams : Education of Henry Adams 

2 Kipling: The Years Between 

3 Whitlock: Belgium 

4 Cameron : Seven Purposes 

5 McCrae : In Flanders Fields 
-6 Spargo : Bolshevism 

Adams: Education of Henry Adams 
Cameron : Seven Purposes 
Whitlock : Belgium 
Kilmer: Poems and Essays 
Lauder : A Minstrel in France 
Lodge : Raymond 


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tion and non-fiction — ^with the lists of books 
most in demand at public libraries, there proves 
to be very little difference. For instance, for 
1919 (Chart III) in the fiction lists, Ibafiez's 
"Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" led both 
lists, Grey's "Desert of Wheat" was third in 
one and fourth in the other, Rinehart's "Dan- 
gerous Days" was third in one and seventh in 
the other. In the non-fiction lists, the "Edu- 
cation of Henry Adams" led both, and Whit- 
lock's "Belgium" was third in each. The prin- 
cipal difference seems to be that the list of 
Best Sellers is a little ahead of the other as 
to time. 

It is fairly easy to find out what the public 
is reading, but we teachers are likely to feel 
that nothing which the public wants is valu- 
able, — certainly not worthy of use in the class- 
room. Yet, in a list recently compiled by the 
Publishers' Weekly of the twenty-five most 
popular books of fiction from 1895 to 1918, 
there are many titles of books which most of 
us admit to be classics or "near" classics. Of 
the twenty-five titles, 3/9 are to be found on 
the Home Reading list compiled in 1913 by a 
Committee of the National Council of Teach- 
ers of English. Perhaps it is because many 
of us teachers have so little power of judging 
the worth of new books that we hesitate to 
accept the work of recent writers until braver 
fellow-workers have sanctioned their use. If 
we are to succeed in giving to our pupils some 
ability to chose what is good, we must exer- 
cise our own powers of critical selection. 

Just what, then, does the average intelligent 
adult read, and what are his motives in read- 
ing? His reading for profit is small and 
largely for the acquisition of general informa- 
tion. He skims a daily newspaper; looks at 
the pictures, cartoons, and headlines in the 
weekly and monthly magazines he sees regu- 
larly, and reads several articles which arouse 
his curiosity or arrest his attention. He reads 
a few of the recent books which "everyone" 
reads, in order that, like my friend who made 
a task of "Main Street," he may not "feel 
foolish." For relaxation and amusement he 
reads short stories in magazines, occasionally 

an essay or a poem or a play, and fairly reg- 
ularly the popular novels which he happens to 
enjoy — often in serial form in the magazines. 

If we are "to fit our pupils for life," we 
must know in a general way the demands like- 
ly to be put upon them by the community in 
which they will live. Our aim is, of course, 
to make them the best possible members of 
society, — to fit them to be at least the equals 
of the best men and women with whom they 
will live. To do this intelligently, we must 
know far more than we do about the com- 
munity in which we are working. What we 
teach and hoiv we teach in literature classes 
must be affected by the ultimate needs of our 
pupils, and we must look ahead sufficiently in 
a survey of their "reading future" to justify 
each step of the training we are now giving 

Attempting to gauge the reading interests of 
a community is an interesting bit of work. I 
want to tell you of two experiments which 
I have made this year — the first I hope of 
many similar ones. It seems safe to estimate 
that a group of teachers, — particularly high 
school teachers, all of them college graduates 
— lis representative of the fairly well informed 
individuals of any community, — of the best 
read, the most mentally alert. 

Chart IV shows the magazines read for pro- 
fit and pleasure — excluding purely profession- 
al publications — by the members of the High 
School faculty of Janesville, Wisconsin, dur- 
ing the school year of 1920- 1921. The chart 
is not absolutely accurate, for I counted mag- 
azines read regularly and those occasionally in 
the ratio of four to one. However, it does 
show the general trend of interest and indicates 
a few unexpected points. About 4/9 of the 
reading was obviously for relaxation and 
amusement, and under this head I have 
grouped magaziines containing short stories 
and serials — like The American, The Red 
Book, The Saturday Evening Post, and the 
host of so called "home" magazines. The 
number of men who read the latter was 
astounding to me. About 1/9 of the reading is 
devoted to recognized literary periodicals, — 

Chart IV.— Magazine Reading of High School Teachers of Janesville 

I — ^Literary Digest 

2 — Good Housekeeping 

3 — Ladies' Home Journal 

4 — American 

5 — Independent 

Information 3/9 
Literary Digest 
Review of Reviews 
World's Work 
Outlook, etc. 

Bookman, etc. 


6 — Atlantic 
7 — Delineator 

8 — Saturday Evening Post 
9 — National Geographic 
[Q — Everybody's 

Amusement 4/9 
Good Housekeeping 
Ladies' Home Journal 

Saturday Evening Post 
Woman's Home Comp. 
Pictorial Review 
McCall's, etc. 

Miscellaneous 1/9 

House Beautiful 
Youth's Companion 
Illustrated World, etc. 


July 23, 1 92 1 

The Atlantic, Harper's^ The Century, Scrib- 
ner's. About 3/9 of the time is given to maga- 
zines of general information, — ^weeklies and 
monthlies like The Literary Digest, The 
Independent, Review of Reviews, World's 
Work. A miscellaneous collection of maga- 
zines receive the little time left, House 
and Garden, Life, Youth's Companion, The 
Scientific American, and others. 

The librarian of the public library in Janes- 
ville assured me that the list seemed typical 
of the interest of her average patron. Her 
records showed that The American is most 
widely circulated; Good Housekeeping, sec- 
ond ; and The Saturday Evening Post, third. 

In Danbury, Connecticut, a similar experi- 
ment was carried out by Professor Stephen 
C. Clement. As a result of a questionnaire and 
test submitted to normal school seniors — soon 
to be teachers — ^he found that 80% do not 
read world news regularly and thoroly; that, 
only 34% read magazines of current events; 
that less than 25% read a i-ecognized literary 
magazine; and that over 75% of the magazine 
reading time is spent in non-educational 

N. A. Crawford says in a recent article 
in the English Journal, "We must admit that 
the reading of the average school-trained 


young man or woman of today is made up 
about as follows: a daily newspaper; The 
Saturday Evening Posi; som-e modern novels."* 

In a second experiment, I tried to find out 
what books the Janesville teachers were read- 
ing for pleasure. I asked them to list, in the 
order of interest to them, half a dozen books 
read within the year. Chart V shows the 
fist of first choices, arranged by subjects. There 
are fifty-four titles in all, none of them "class- 
ics." Of the fifty-four, thirty-two (about 60%) 
are fiction, four are collections of poetry, three 
are plays, five are biography, and seven are 
history, travel, or essays. 

That there is among teachers surprisingly 
little regular reading of first-class magazines, 
was evidenced by my first experiment; that 
they find their greatest pleasure in fiction, — 
and not the very best of it — was shown by 
the second; both illustrate the fact that the 
average adult reads current literature. That 
these people were teachers is not to me of 
the greatest importance, but rather the fact 
that they are representative of a very high 
level of the reading habits, of the taste, of 
the critical ability of the average community. 
Teach reading we must and emphasize read- 
ing as a leisure hour pursuit since that is to 
be the greatest need of the average citizen. 

Chart V. H. S. Teachers Favorite Books 

Arranged Alphabetically 


Atherton : Sisters-in-law 

Bacheller : Man For the Ages 

Bojer: Great Hunger 

Canfield : Bent Twig 

Cather : My Antonia 
O Pioneers 

Churchill : Inside of the Cup 

Conrad: Victory 

Curwood: River's End 

Valley of Silent Man 
Back to God's Country 

Deland : Iron Woman 

Dell: Moon Calf 

Gale: Miss Lulu Bett 

Grey : Desert of Wheat 

Hamsun: Growth of Soil 

Ibafiez: Four Horsemen 

Lewis: Main Street 

Morley: Haunted Bookshop 

Orczy: Leatherface 

Poole : Harbor 

Rinehart: Dangerous Days 

Sedgwick: Christmas Roses 

Sidgwick: Duke Jones 

Swinnerton: Nocturne 

Tarkington: Seventeen 

Magnificent Ambersons 

Walpole : Fortitude 

Wells: Mr. Brittling 

Weyman: Red Robe 
Wharton: Age of Innocence 


Bridges : Poems 

Lindsay : Poems 

Masefield : Reynard 

Morley : Poems 

Drinkwater : Abraham Lincoln 

Maeterlinck: Blue Bird 

Zangwill : Melting Pot 

Ashford: Young Visiters 

Leacock: Literary Lapses 
Nonsense Novels 
Travel, History, etc. 

Gerard: My Four Years in Germany 

Gibbs: Now It Can Be Told 

Morley: Mince Fie 

Mayo: "That Damn Y" 

O'Brien: White Shadows 

Sinclair: Brass Check 

Wells: Outlines of History 

Dodd: Woodrow Wilson 

Parker: American Idyll 

Shaw: Story of Pioneer 

Whitely: Story of Opal 

Yashka: Botchkareva 

* Clement, S. C. : Reading of Prosepctive Teachers, 
English Journal, Vol. IX, p. 411. September, 1920. 

• Crawford. N. A. : The Development of Good Taste 
in Reading, English Journal, Vol. Ill, p. 562, Novem- 
ber, 1914- 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Professor S. C. Parker says, "With the ex- 
ception of the reading of the daily newspaper 
by adults, the reading of contemporary fic- 
tion will probably form the largest part of 
the reading done for recreation by most child- 
ren and adults. This being the case, it is 
obvious that training which aims to establish 
correct habits in selecting and reading current 
fiction constitutes one of the most important 
duties of the school."* 

It seems, then, to be our business to train 
the adults of tomorrow in two ways : to read 
for profit — which they will do to a certain 
extent any way — and to read for pleasure, in- 
telligently and progressively. Since most of 
their reading as adults is to be in current lit- 
erature, and in "near-literature," it seems logi- 
cal that far more time and attention be given 
to recent writers than has been our custom, 
and that we emphasize regular systematic work 
in newspapers and periodicals of the best types. 

I do not mean for a moment to suggest that 
all traditional material should be thrown over 
board and that we should teach — in class and 
out of it — only recent literature. We must 
avoid the extreme radical viewpomt of recog- 
nizing as valuable only that which emphasizes 
present life and ideals by the reading of mod- 
ern authors as carefully as we avoid the con- 
servative point of view that only that literature 
is worth study and time which has contributed 
to the culture of past generations. We must 
in our own minds, re-define literature to in- 
clude the work of living writers, and drive 
home to ourselves as well as to our pupils the 
fact that never before has there been a time 
when there were so many well-written and 
worthwhile books published as there are today. 

A Glaring Discrepancy 

A comparison of the time spent in the aver- 
age class-room on writers from antiquity to 
1890 and on those from 1890 to today with 
the time the future adult will spend in read- 
ing from "classic" authors and from modem 
ones discloses a glaring discrepancy. Perhaps 
it is essential that we teach the classics lest 
they perish from the earth, but, as far as the 
interest of the average adult goes, they seem 
to perish anyway! We can at least link them 
with the present, and build a bridge of some 
sort from that awful stopping place, "about 
1890," to today in order to emphasize the fact 
that there is continuity of ideals and spirit 
thru all great literature. Professor Parker 
says, "One of the most important services 
which the high school can perform is to in- 
troduce students to the writers of the best 
current fiction who will continue to be pro- 
ducers of such literature for five or ten years 
after the students in question have graduated 
from high school. If students are thus started 
to read worthy books by contemporary au- 
thors while in school, they will be given a 
basis for selecting from the overwhelming 

*Parker, S. C: Teaching in the High School, p. 


mass of new fiction which is being printed 
those books which are admitted to be as good 
as any English fiction which was written in 
the past."* Let us continue to read the best 
of the splendid products of past generations, 
but let us not neglect the best which is being 
produced by our own generation. Surveys of 
English and American Literature are as nec- 
essary as they ever were, but we need to spend 
from one-fourth to one-third of our time on 
modern writers. To be pedagogically sound in 
such surveys, we should begin with the recent 
writers and work back to those of antiquity. 
How few of us do ! Is it because that which 
is nearest us has always seemed least impor- 

What They Like 

The classics which we do use we must be 
sure are fitted to the interests .and needs of our 
adolescent pupils. It was because he had been 
forced to read material hopelessly beyond him 
in content and form that the boy defined a 
classic as "a book you advise someone else to 
read — because you hate him !" It is the teach- 
er's business to sense the point of contact be- 
tween literature and adolescent minds, and he 
must be courageous enough to put aside firmly 
whatever is beyond his pupils in ideals and 
main interest. Just as there are always in- 
dividual differences to count on, so are there 
differences in group ability, and a successful 
teacher must be a skillful diagnostician of the 
mental needs of his charges. Because a group 
of last year's Freshman keenly enjoyed Coop- 
er's "Last of the Mohicans" does not prove 
that this year's Freshmen will. Som.e girls 
will appreciate the quaint fun and quiet sad- 
ness of "Cranford ;" most boys \\\\\ not. "Kim" 
is not enjoyed by the average fifteen year old 
boy, but the rather sentimental "Lorna Doone" 
is. "The House of Seven Gables" is too slow 
in movement and too analytical to appeal to 
the average high school pupil in spite of its 
clear-cut retribution and morbid atmosphere. 
With the exception of "Silas Marner," George 
Eliot's books are too introspective to be un- 
derstood by adolescents. We teachers need to 
get the confidence of our pupils and to study 
their literary taste. Ordinarily it will be found 
sound in the main, — immature and unconven- 
tional of course, but a solid foundation for 
future building. In most high school courses 
today a few plays are read — Shakespeare's; 
a few novels — Scott's, "Eliot's, Dicken's, Haw- 
thorne's, Cooper's ; a few short stories — Poe's, 
Hawthorne's ; a few essays ; and there is a 
fairly comprehensive survey of English and 
American literature thru the Victorian Per- 
iod — the emphasis on history of literature 
rather than on the writing itself, and the ma- 
terial used is secondary in character. While 
much of all this is as admirable for the boys 
and girls of today as it was for those of yes- 
terday, a great deal of it needs careful and 
courageous pruning. 

•Parker, S. C: Teaching in the High School, p. 



Beside fitting subject-matter to pupils, it is 
imperative that we adjust our methods of 
teaching. There is too much analytic, academic, 
"post-graduate" procedure employed in the 
average class-room. As training for reading 
for profit, that is all very well; if we are hon- 
est with ourselves, we know that our boys and 
girls need to read more accurately and thoroly. 
However, they should be getting this type of 
training from all of the text-book reading they 
are doing in other classes, and certainly not 
from oujF ''literature" course. Except for a few 
essays and an oration or two, what is there in 
the ordinary English course which demands 
intensive study for subject-matter? In most 
of the reading we are doing in and out of 
class, we are trying to cultivate good taste, 
to form habits of reading good things, to send 
pupils out with a desire to read, with some 
knowledge of good literature, and with some 

Stress Life Side 

To determine for themselves what is 
good. This is training for pleasure-reading 
and should be rapid and as interesting as pos- 
sible. The teacher should be present for help 
on difficult passages, to emphasize features 
otherwise likely to be neglected, to add 
thoughts and illustrations increasing interest 
and enjoyment. His aim should be to arouse 
sufficient appreciative enjoyment in his pupils 
to lead them to read further, — not to enable 
them to answer all manner of fact questions 
about what they have read. Three months 
)uay be spent on the teaching of "Ivanhoe," 
but it is likely to be three months lost as far 
as the arousing of interest is concerned. Three 
months spent on half a dozen adventure stories, 
one of them and perhaps the first. "Ivanhoe," 
is likely to arouse interest and real apprecia- 
tion sufficient to make "TheMotor Boys" seem 
tame and stupid, and even Zane Grey's novels 
"too much the same." What is our aim in the 
teaching of poetry — the mastery of the subject- 
matter or the intangible and spontaneous joy 
and interest evidenced by faces alight with 
inspiration and by voluntary further reading? 
We must stfess the life side of what we read 
and not the art side. College work may well 
emphasize the "how" of literature, but such 
work is worse than wasted on eager, im- 
pressionable adole cents, who demand move- 
ment and action and "something doing." Just 
as it is possible to use a watch without un- 
derstanding how it works, so is it possible to 
get inspiration and understanding as well as 
pleasure from literature without the knowl- 
edge of how it is made — or a desire to find 

Text-books are illustrating more and more 
the interest in modern writers, and the neces- 
sity of fitting subject-matter to the interests of 
boys and girls. Greater strides along these 
lines are being made today in the books de- 
signed for junior high school use than for 
the later years, but even the books following 
rather traditional lines include interesting sup- 
plementary suggestions. However stereotyped 

the texts we are forced to use may be, there 
is no limit to the fresh, stimulating material 
we may collect for additional work. 

No matter how firmly fixed may be the 
courses of study prescribed for us, and how 
conventional the selected classics for group 
study, there are three very definite ways open 
to all of us of preparing pur pupils for fu- 
ture pleasure, reading of intelligent and pro- 
gressive character. There should be prelimin- 
ary study of the community newspapers, fol- 
lowed by well-directed and systematic read- 
ing; the same should be done for the best 
magazines ; much more collateral and outside 
reading should be demanded, and almost all of 
this should be modern. 

The average adult "looks at" a daily news- 
paper, but he does not read it as a rule. He 
does not know how ! His choice of paper is 
usually determined by chance or by inheritance 
and he rarely see more than one paper a day. 
In the high school, most of the work on the 
newspaper is confined to the study of hour a 
news-story is composed, and to the form of 
an editorial ; it is usually a course in com- 
positon — in some desultory practice in writing 
news stories and editorials modelled on those 
in a text-book. It is rare indeed to find act- 
ual newspapers in the class-room. 

Newspaper Reading 

Some attention to newspapers is better than 
none at all ! In all fairness to our pupils, we 
need to study with them the general policies 
of the principal newspapers in the community,, 
comparing their stand points regularly on big 
topics of news and questions at issue until the 
boys and girls sense differences in them. We 
must make regular daily reading compulsory; 
and we must check the children until we know- 
that they read intelligently. This need not be 
a hardship for us ; daily reports may be col- 
lected and filed by various members of the 
class, and occasional brief quizzes and dis- 
cussions will suffice to indicate delinquents. 
It will force us to read a good newspaper reg- 
ularly — an excellent training. No school need 
he without several daily papers. Any school 
library would, of course, have several ; a 
school with no library can by -judicious bor- 
rowing and the levying of a small tax on each 
pupil obtain enough for class use. 

Much more interest can be aroused in news- 
paper work, if the pupils actually see in print 
their own efforts. The school which cannot 
support a regular printed daily or weekly 
paper, can do wonders with a mimeographed 
sheet. There are few local newspapers which 
will not give up a column for a regular high 
school section, or permit the printing of news- 
stories, items, and feature articles written by 
pupils. If a pupil could share in a little of 
this work each year and could read systema- 
tically a good newspaper or two during all of 
his high school training, he would, as an adult, 
appreciate the value of clean, honest news and 
the need of daily contact with outside events 
and forces. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

In most schools, several weeks are given to 
the study of the magazine — somewhere in the 
four years' course and usually well toward the 
end of it. This will help to emphasize good 
magazines, and to introduce the pupil to pub- 
lications unfamiliar to him, but it cannot give 
him the habit of systematic reading unless it 
is regular during his years of study. From 
many standpoints the magazine is peculiarly 
fitted to the average American's reading. It 
is inexpensive, easy to handle, attractively il- 
lustrated, and it furnishes material to suit 
all moods and tastes. It is an excellent open- 
ing wedge in the study of writers of today. 
Professor Barrett Wendell has said, "The il- 
lustrated monthly magazine which circulates 
by hundreds of thousands and goes from one 
end of the country to the other, provides the 
ordinary Americ^in of today with his nearest 
approach to literature." Just as our greatest 
authors of stories, essays, poems have written 
for magazines in the past, so are they contri- 
buting to those of the present. 

In the old traditional course, the only ac- 
quaintance with magazines made by the pupils 
in English classes was likely to be with The 
Tatler or The Spectator. As in the study of 
the newspaper, we need to widen the pupil's 
horizon, by introducing him to well worth 
while publications he does not know. The 
"form" side of the magazine needs little em- 
phasis. If the average pupil browses suffi- 
ciently to know half a dozen of the best maga- 
zines of literary, of informational, and of 
pleasurable purpose, and if he reads regu- 
larly during his school years from them, he 
will read from them later in life. Very little 
class time is needed for this work. If there 
is no well stocked high school library, group 
subscriptions and ''borrowing" will give an 
amazing variety of subject-matter. There are 
countless ways of sharing the responsibility. 
For instance a pupil responsible to the class 
for the two or three most interesting features 
of each issue of some one magazine proves a 
time-saver. A bulletin-board on which pupils 
list articles they have enjoyed or found valu 
able is a source of stimulation. This work, 
like newspaper study, needs to be spread thin- 
ly over far more time than is usually devoted 
to it. I have never found it a hardship to re- 
quire as a minimum one hour of magazine 
reading outside class, no matter what the de- 
mands of the class subject might be, and I 
liave noted that the time devoted to the read- 
ing of periodicals was voluntarily increased by 
pupils as the habit was formed. 

Do Not Kill Individuality 

Most of the recent literature read today in 
schools is in connection with the so-called 
■"outside reading." In most schools there is 
a list — ^more or less fixed — from which each 
pupil is required to read a certain number of 
books, reporting on them to his teachers in 
some way satisfactory to them. While rapid 
strides have been made in recent years along 
the lines of larger and more catholic lists, the 

addition of many recent books, and the op- 
portunity of greater choice for the pupil, out- 
side reading is still too often a disagreeable 
duty. Most of us are unpleasantly familiar 
with the child whose eyes open wide with 
amazement at our query, "And why did you 
like the book?" 
"Like it! I read it because I had to!" 
Occasionally this may be necessary, but I 
feel more and more certain that if supple- 
mentary reading is to be at all worth while, 
the pupil must leave each course of his high 
school English more friendly with books than 
he was at the beginning of the semester. There 
can be no doubt that our aim in this case at 
least is to instill a love of books, a real de- 
sire to read because of the pleasure it brings. 
The matter of the pupil's choice of books 
seems a small thing, but it is a very impor- 
tant one. If we attempt to force upon boys 
and girls our mature ideas and conceptions, 
we shall be likely to kill forever their individ- 
uality and power of critical selection. Teach- 
ers must be widely read along all lines and 
must be so sympathetic that they can meet and 
understand the tastes and, interests of pupils 
from the "nickel-novel" stage upward. (>ily 
such teachers will be able to produce in the 
reading habits of pupils an impulsive effect 
which will last after school hours. If we 
can convince pupils of our interest in their 
reading and secure their trust in our under- 
standing, they will accept as it is offered our 
leadership, and share, not follow. It is only 
as they form habits of selecting their own 
books and learn to use suggestions and all 
sorts of aids, that they will be blazing paths 
for future selection. 

Value of Posters 

Lists of good books are helpful, but all the 
lists in the world will not interest pupils to 
the point of reading. The more varied they 
are, the more unusual and attractive, — for in 
"selling" our goods we do well to use adver- 
tising methods — the better is the chance that 
they will be used. Such a list as the report of 
the Committee on Hom.e Reading of the Na- 
tional Council of Teachers of English is 
admirable in many ways. There are separate 
lists of Drama, Poetry, Biography, Fiction, 
and the books are each very briefly charac- 
terized. The bulletin is not attractive or stim- 
ulating, however, and I have found that even 
so little a thing as mounting various lists from 
it attractively will direct attention to them. I 
wish that more teachers understood the prin- 
ciples and values of posters. I am sure that 
the time is not far distant when they will be 
as well trained along that line as librarians are 

Pupils fall into several classes according to 
their interests in outside reading. There are 
a very few who do not care to read at all. 
It may be that they need awakening and that 
the stimulus furnished by the example of their 
fellows will be sufficient to start them off ; it 

July 27,, 192 1 


is possible, too, that a few may be so far be- 
hind the group in mental ability that they will 
never get much from a printed page. If a 
pupil of this type can be keenly interested in 
some book being read in class, he can be led 
from it to further reading by a wise instructor. 
Another group — and usually a rather small 
one — is composed of the pupils who seem to 
have read everything. They come, as a rule, 
from cultured homes and have been intelligent- 
ly directed all their lives in reading. Their 
need is frequently a greater challenge to a 
thoughtful teacher than is that of the pupil 
in the first group. The average boy or girl 
demands action, and we need to be especially 
well read in the story of event. This is a 
normal taste, and one which may easily be 
built upon. The boy low in this group will 
insist upon lively action but will care little 
for the reality of the events. He is the in- 
dividual who can enjoy an Alger book and 
who can read whole series of adventure stories 
built on the same pattern. Books of lively 
action based on reality will make his former 
reading unpalatable. The boy abnormally in- 
terested in sheer adventure may be turned 
toward a better line of reading by stories of 
athletics and out-*door sports. Attractively 
illustrated and well-planned lists of such 
stories as those by Stevenson, London, Beach, 
Verne, Curwood, Dumas, will automatically 
prove a next step. The girl in this group 
is "adventure" minded, too, but her interest is 
naturally enough in a story with a love ele- 
ment. Pointing the way toward good stories 
of healthy romance and wholesome sentiment 
will be sufficient. 

The Books You Choose For Yourself 

If this outside reading is to be productive, 
it must be progressive, and some sort of a 
list of books read must be kept for each 
pupil. This would be valuable to him in em- 
phasizing the continujity of his effort and 
wonderfully educative for the teacher. The 
reading done volitionally by a pupil for four 
or six years of high school work is truly an 
awesome thing, but it is of great value in de- 
termining the interests, tastes, and probable 
reading future of boys and girls. 

'Most lists of pupils' reading show an enor- 
mous range of titles. For instance, I asked 
some of the pupils in the Janesville High 
School to give me the titles of the half dozen 
books they had most enjoyed recently, ar- 
ranging them in order of importance to them. 
In the 6z7 first choices there were 371 
titles. This would seem to indicate that 
the incentive to read came from many sources, 
yet most of the books were on our suggestive 
outside reading lists. It is difficult, too, to 
estimate whether a pupil's tastes may be per- 
manent or merely passing. Lists of a pupil's 
reading for several semester's back have often 
helped in diagnosing some girl's sudden in- 
terest in mawkish sentimental novel as the 
temporary effect of a "seventeen" love affair, 
or some boy's seemingly abnormal fascination 

in books on electricity to a new wireless out- 

There are, of course, some dangers to be 
met if we let down traditional bars and allow 
freedom of choice in outside reading. We 
have the satisfaction of knowing that we may 
be training critical ability, for there is no 
doubt that the pupil reads more eagerly the 
book he has selected than the one assigned to 
him. There is a possibility that many a pupil 
may read books which are morally bad or 
structurally poor, but he must eventually do his 
own selecting and what better time or place 
is there to practice than when he has the tact- 
ful help of a better read person than he? 
Left to himself the pupil will read fiction in 
preference to other types of literature. Suffi- 
cient lures in the way of incentives and cred- 
its may be depended on to regulate this. It 
is as true in outside reading as in anything 
else that our interest is always in direct ratio 
to the interest of others. The most widely 
read book for outside credit in a Freshman 
class in Janesville, this last year was Harry 
Lauder's "A Modern Troubadour." The first 
child to read it discussed it in class so well 
and so fascinated the group by the records 
she brought to illustrate her report, particu- 
larly by "The Laddies who Fought and Won," 
that every pupil had read it before the sem- 
ester was over. Equally interesting was the 
response of a Junior class, to a suggestion 
that Mary Antin's "Promised Land" would 
offer interesting facts on the problem of im- 
migration then being studied in connection with 
magazine work. Three fourths of the class 
read parts or all of the book, and more than 
half reported on it for credit. 

In a recent article in the English Journal, 
Professor Pence of De Pauw University made 
some points regarding outside reading which 
seem most helpful. He gives to his students 
three points for consideration in their read- 
ing: first, to take any production for what it 
is worth — to read widely and not to be apolo- 
getic for light reading; second, to develop 
the habit of criticizing what is read — deter- 
mining the author's purpose, his success, the 
worth of the book; third, to read efficiently 
by fitting the subject matter and form to one's 

As a Man Readeth 

In the outside reading under our direction, 
then, we must arouse enough interest to get the 
pupils to enjoy what they are doing; we must 
demand regular reading which must be "all- 
round'* in character and progressive in con- 
tent and form; and we will do well to set 
as our objective the fact that we have opened 
good literature to the pupil only when he has 
come to the place where he seeks it of his 
own accord. 

It is only as we define clearly our objec- 
tives in any piece of work that we may 
check accurately our results. A little more 

• Pence, R. W. : Chats about Books, English Journal, 
December, 191 ?• 


The Publishers' Weekly 

precision and prevision of this sort would im- 
prove most of our teaching and add amaz- 
ingly to our mterest in our work. 

For instance I was sure that regular read- 
ing of newspapers and magazines would in- 
fluence the general information of boys and 
girls. As a preHminary to a semester's in- 
tensive study of periodicals, I tested the class- 
es' general knowledge of current afTairs by a 
fifty minute quiz based upon Mr. Crane's in- 
teresting tests published in The American for 
January, 1921. 

As a result of thel experiment I could 
diagnose needs of various pupils accurately, 
demand more regular reading of some, less 
scattered reading of others. After a sem- 
ester's work I again tested the class in a sim- 
ilar way and had actual results. 

When I tabulated the books given first 
•choice by the Janesville pupils (the experi- 
ment referred to before) the list seemed very 
significant. The first fact to be noticed was 
that a number of votes were given to books 
read in class — classics like "Tale of Two 
Cities" and "Loma Doone," If the children 
were honest, and it s€ems fair to believe that 
they were, the teaching was certainly success- 
ful I Another interesting feature was the 

juxtaposition of certain titles — "Oliver Twist" 
as popular as "When A Man's A Man." Con- 
sidering the list as a whole, there were few 
really objectionable books on it. 

I feel, then, that in the teaching of high 
school English, we should emphasize the use 
of current literature, and teach pupils how to 
read for profit and pleasure the newspapers, 
magazines, and books appearing today. Sir 
Francis Bacon might very well have been 
talking to teachers of English when he said, 
"Some books are to be tasted, others to be 
swallowed, and some few to be chewed and 
digested." We need to teach our boys and 
girls how to "taste" and "swallow" wisely 
and effectively if they are to make good use 
of their leisure hours as adults. We must 
emphasize regularity of reading, and develop 
the habit of reading side by side with some 
ability to work ahead in worth while pro- 
gress. We all agree with the old proverb, — 
"As a man thinketh, so is he;" and we would 
do well to adapt it to our purposes, "As a 
man readeth, so is he." If we can train our 
future citizens to read intelligently and make 
them feel the need of quantity as well as 
quality in their reading, we may feel that we 
are at least headed in the right direction. 

Good School Book Making 

AT no point do the problems of the school- 
book business differ more from the trade 
business than in the approach to the 
problem of manufacture. While books sold to 
the individual are in most cases but partly com- 
petitive and can be made with a little less re- 
gard to the final economies of book making, the 
Tiew book in general fields never gets from the 
consumer the critical examination that is given 
to the textbook. When a state or city is about 
to adopt a new reader or new geography, the 
"books presented are not only examined for ac- 
curacy and pedagogical approach, but the 
make-up, typesetting, design of type, charac- 
ter of illustrations, strength of binding are all 
gone over in the most minute way, and in this 
careful examination the committee of decision 
does not have to rely on their own knowledge 
alone, but are very naturally given stimulus and 
suggestions from the rival representatives of 
the books presented. Every good salesman has 
at his tongue's end a complete analysis of the 
rival "boots in their technical manufacture as 
well as in their literary quality, and under this 
stimulus tlie manufacturing men of the school- 
booTc houses are bound to give attention to de- 
tails and can often offer many suggestions to 
the trade publisher. School-books, too, offer 
to the manufacturing man infinitely more 
varied problems of typographical arrangement 
than are present in trade books, and the manu- 
facturing man who could plan an excellent set- 
up for a novel would "have considerable diffi- 
culty in handling the problems that are faced 
when the preparation of a new illustrated 
grammar, for instance, is undertaken. That 

all this study is worth while from the teach- 
ing effectiveness of the books is apparent, and 
a comparison of the American school-books 
with any that are made in other countries or 
made by states or municipalities without the 
competitive stimulus shows that our schools 
have fared well in the manufacturing excellence 
of the books. Every year brings to the shelves 
new examples of good book-making. 

The makers of primers have been steadily 
beautifying the volumes in the way of illus- 
tration. Such volumes as "The Happy Hour 
Stories" by Sylvester and Peter (American 
Book Company) show what can be done in 
two color work, and the illustrator of "Play- 
time Stories" has given equally good results. 

'Ginn & Company in their new "Beacon 
Primer" has had the illustrations made by 
Blanche Fisher Lait, work that would compare 
favorably with the best of children's illustrated 
works in the trade field. „ 

A reader of rather unusual style for a text- 
book, but beautiful in effect, is "The Story of 
Matka" by David Starr Jordan, bound in un- 
usual style, unlike the usual textbook, and with 
a wealth of photographic and other illustra- 
tions (World Book Company). 

The Atlantic Monthly Press has made a 
most attractive book of Edith Patch's "Bird 
Stories" in its "Little Gateway to Science 

There are a few illustrations among many. 

George Baring, famous for his illustrations 
in the Scribner edition of "Treasure Island," 
is among the artists that have worked on the 
American Book Company's new "Story Hour 

uly 2^, 192 1 


Readings," a series of readers edited by E. C. 
Hartwell, that are attractive in every phase of 
their book-making. 

It is not always easy in the printing of large 
editions to use a fine enough half-tone to get 
results that v^^ill compare fayorably with the 
best work that the half-tone process can do, 
but with care most successful results have been 
obtained, as for instance in the many new il- 
lustrations for Frank Carpenter's revised 
"South America Reader" (American Book 
Company) or the splendid half-tone results in 
"Nature Study Agriculture" by W. T. Skill- 
ing, just issued by the World Book Company. 

For many purposes line drawings are more 
applicable to school-book purposes than the 
half-tones. Especially is this so in the teaching 
of science, where many of the problems cannot 
be successfully outlined by photographs. Such a 
book as "Laboratory Projects in Physics," 
published by Macmillan Company, shows the 
manner in which a great variety of problems 
can be made plain to the pupil by the careful 
use of line. Books on mathematics, such as 
"The Fundamentals of High School Mathe- 
matics" by Rugg and Clark (World Book 
Company) illustrate the same point of the im- 
portance of good line cuts and drafts. The lat- 
ter book also has a more attractive cover design 
than is usually planned for a volume of this 

A great variety of careful work on illus- 
trations is shown in "The History of Industry" 
by Ellen S. Osgood, published by Ginn. This 
book is profusely illustrated from new ma- 
terial, including line cuts, especially made draw- 
ings,' photographs, and new statistical maps. 

Besides the revision of geographies included 
in the large quarto series familiarly known to 
every school child, there have been supplied 
by other publishers geographies in smaller size, 
such as Chamberlain's "(geography. Physical, 
Economic, Regional," published by Lippincott, 
a great book beautifully illustrated with half- 
tones, line drawings, and maps of many dif- 
ferent kinds. 

The use of good maps in American textbooks 
is being ever more widely extended into the 
field of the historic books and colored plates 
are being added to the attractions of these 
volumes. One of the most typical of this late 
improvement in historical books is Elson's 
"Modern Times and the Living Past," just is- 
sued by the American Book Company. The 
volume besides being typographically attractive 
and supplied with excellent working material 
in the way of indexes and bibliographies, has 
a finely engraved series of colored maps, 
historical illustrations in full color, drawings 
from old historical sources, and numerous half- 
tones from paintings, photographs and other 
sources. Such a volume could hardly fail to 
interest any one who opened it. This his- 
tory, like many others in the field, has been 
brought down thru the great war, which for 
some time is likely to be a stopping point for 

The Macmillan Company has in the field of 
United States history published a volume by 
Charles A. and Mary R. Beard which brings 
the history down to the after-war period and 
has gathered its illustrations from many un- 
hackneyed sources. Mr. Beard has also co- 
operated with James Harvey Robinson in pub- 
lishing thru (}inn "A History of Europe in 
Our Own Times," which emphasizes the same 
tendency in careful preparation of historical 

In the field of English classics it often seems 
as tho not as much progress had been made 
from the point of view of those interested in 
book manufacture as had been made in other 
ifields. This is because of the great pressure 
to get a low price, as, while a student may have 
to be supplied with but one history for an en- 
tire year's history course, the English teacher 
may be suggesting a dozen or more classics for 
reading, and books to compare with the best 
American volumes cannot be produced at the 
prices thus needed. All of the series, however, 
show what an advance has been made since a 
generation ago, and many will remember the 
old Rutledge classics which were the only 
things available in many fields. "The Riverside 
Literature Series" has always maintained a 
quality of typography that sets it in a high class 
for printing classics, and among the valuable 
recent editions is the complete Palmer's 
"Odyssey," a large type volume of 400 pages. 
Another series recently developing is the 
"Modern Students Library" of Scribner, edited 
1:y Will D. Howe, and now including over 20 
volumes. These books are of splendid sound man- 
ufacture and attractive for the permanent li- 
brary as well as for the student's shelves. An- 
other series of attractive volumes recently be- 
coHTing available is the new "Library of Class- 
ics," edited by Quiller-Couch, and imported by 
Dutton. These, being made by Dent & Com- 
pany have many of the earmarks of their good 
book-making. The series is called "The King's 
Treasury of Literature." 

Heath & Company have always been special- 
ists in the field of language texts, and their 
"Handy Modern Language Series" has always 
shown excellent typography and clear im- 
pression. The Spanish series has been given 
many attractive editions during the current 

The University of Chicago has been extend- 
ing its Italian books, in which it has been 
a pioneer in text making, and a particularly 
attractive volume is the one entitled, "L'ltalia" 
by Ernest H. Wilkins and Antonio Marioni, 
The half-tones in the book, giving scenes of 
Italy, are very well executed. 

The increasing use of illustration in gram- 
mars, as well as in historic books is well shown 
in the American Book Company's "Beginning 
Spanish" by Espinoza Allen. It is excellently 
illustrated with attractive half-tones, which 
add much to the book. 

T^raser and Squair's "French Grammar" in 
the revised edition has not only half-tones, but 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Boys' Own Reading Shelf 

A CONTINUATION school in Newark, 
N. J., attended by about fifteen hun- 
dred boys, has undertaken to start a li- 
brary at the school. To arouse the interest 
and start the plan, they asked Howard R. 
Garis, who lives nearby, to address them on 
the subject of boys' reading. He used as the 
basis of his talk a list of a thousand recom- 
mended books that had been issued by the 
Newark Free Library. 

The boys afterwards voted as to what books 
they liked best, and the money for tiie pur- 
chases was contributed flrom their own 
pockets. The first purchase was of the books 
receiving the highest number of votes, not all, 
to be sure, from the recommended list, but an 
interestingr index of the present day boys' 
reading tastes in an average American city. 
The list follows: 
"Sea Wolf" 
"Lone Wolf" 
"Treasure Island" 
"Rover Boys Series" 
"King Arthur and His Knights" 
'^Westward Ho" 
"Sherlock Holmes Series" 

"Riders of the Purple Sage" 
"Desert Gold" 

"John Halifax-^Gentleman" 
"Nomads of the North" 
"Last of the Mohicans" 
"Guarding His Goal" 
"The County Pennant" 
"Five Yards to Go" 
"Arabian Nights" 

"Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea 
"When Bearcat Went Dry" 
"The Wire Devils" 
"The Son of Quebec" 
"Boy Scouts of the Black Eagle Patrol" 
"Count of Monte Cristo" 
"File 113" 
"Call of the Wild" 
"Rainbow Trail" 
"Tracks End" 
"The Promise" 
"Mutiny of the Elsinore" 
"Tom Sawyer" 
"Tarzan Series" 
"Huckleberry Finn" 
"Peck's Bad Boy" 
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" 
"Tom Swift Series" 
"Boy Allies Series" 
"Tom Brown's Schooldays" 
"Lone Star Ranger" 
"Oliver Twist" 
"Pony Riders Series" 
"The Crisis" 
"Story of a Bad Boy" 
"The Play That Won" 
"Honor of the School" 
"The U. P. Trail" 
"Motor Boys Series" 
"Tom Playfair" 
"Craig Kennedy Series" 

"Burning Daylight" 

"High Benton" 

"Silver Horde" 

"Robinson Crusoe" 

"Loma Doone" 

"Voice of the Pack" 


"Fighting Mascot" 

"Story of General Pershing" 

Stimulating Boys' Interest 

THAT the summer hours of the average boy 
can be connected very advantageously with 
books is as obvious to teachers and librarians 
as it is to booksellers. The children's libra- 
rian at the Providence Public Library has de- 
veloped an interesting way of keeping up the 
boys' interest which might be readily adapted 
to use in the bookstore. 

A multigraphed list is put out, asking a 
series of questions, the answers to which can 
easily be traced in the many boys' books on 
inventions and mechanics which are now so 
widely available. The boy who answers^ all 
the questions rightly must do some delving into 
this sort of book, and, if he answers in full, 
his name is placed on a roll of honor in the 

Such a list put out in the bookstore and 
given to the boys who come in will stimulate 
their further interest in the department. The 
plan of the questions very naturally brings to 
mind the tremendous amount of book pub- 
licity that was obtained by the Edison ques- 

The Providence list contains thirty ques- 
tions, of which part are printed below: 

Who made the first iron plough? 

Who invented the reaper? 

Who made the first air balloon? 

Who invented the aeroplane? 

Who made the first automobile? 

Who laid the Atlantic cable? 

Who invented the telegraph? 

Who invented the telephone? 

Who invented the wireless? 

Who discovered radio activity? 

Who first galvanized iron? 

Who invented the cotton gin? 

Who invented the "flying shuttle"? 

Who invented the rock drill? 

Who invented the sewing machine? 

Who invented the spinning jenny? 

Who originated septic surgery? 

Who first thought of germ disease? 

Who invented the moving picture machme? 

Who made the first photographic picture? 

Copyright of Early Date 

Evidence that the law of copyright wa^ 
recognized at a very early date is ftimishcd 
by the Detroit Varsity News: 

"Tell us something about Esau," directed the 
teacher of Catechism. 

Vincent, after clearing his throat, explamed, 
"Esau was a man who wrote fables and sold 
the copyright to the publisher for a mess of 

July 23, 1 92 1 


Captain John Briggs 

The Three-Star Veteran of the School Book-Trade 

ONE of the oldest men in the book-trade 
in the United States, perhaps the senior 
of them all, is Captain John Briggs of the 
American Book Co., who has just retired 
from active service. No other man living 
can parallel his record for length of service. 
Now in his eighty-fifth year he can look back 
over a period of sixty-nine years since he first 
started as a boy in the employ of Roe Lock- 
wood & Son, a publishing house widely known 
prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. 




Captain Briggs was born in London, Eng- 
land, "within the sound of Bow Bells," in 
1837 and came to the United States in 1852. 
While clerking with the Lockwoods the call 
to arms came and he enlisted in the Twenty- 
Second Regiment N. G. N. Y. in November 
1861, and was sent to the front. He saw 
much skirmishing but was engaged in no great 
battle — his regiment missed participating in the 
Battle of Gettysburg by about three hours 
marching. After serving his time in the army 
he continued in the National Guard until 1877, 
having seen active service with his regiment in 
the Orange Day Riots, 187 1. During that per- 
iod he never missed a drill and made all grades 
from high private to Captain, 

On his return from the war, he re-entered 
the employ of the Lock wood house and re- 
mained with it until he resigned to take a posi- 
tion with Ivison, Phinney & Company who 
were then doing business on Grand Street. He 
continued with that firm, which subsequently 
became Ivison, Blakeman & Taylor Company 
and later Ivison, Blakeman and Company, un- 
til the formation of the American Book Com- 
pany in 1890. Since that time he has been in 

charge of the book room of the American Book 
Company, meeting daily the many educators 
who came for information or to give orders, 
and at this post he made many warm friend- 
ships. "Dear old Captain Briggs" is the term 
most commonly applied to him by those with 
whom he has been brought in co/jtact, in the 
way of business or otherwise. 

(He was a well-known figure in the book- 
trade, and for several years was a director 
of the Booksellers' League. He was connected 
also with the Booksellers' & Stationers' Provi- 
dent Association from the time of its organi- 
zation, and served on its Board of Directors 
to the very last, giving it his financial sup- 
port when he could not possibly hope to reap 
any benefit. 

In retiring from active service, July i, he 
carries with him the warm regards and best 
wishes of all who know him, and the hope 
that he may enjoy many peaceful and happy 
years yet to come. 

Pupils as Critics 

AVERY restless boy in the fourth grade 
was asked, according to Miss Patri in the 
New York Evening Post, to sit down and go 
thru a reader that the principal had on his desk 
to see whether he thoug-ht it was suitable for 
fourth grade boys. "I have got to get a new 
reader," said the principal, "and I am think- 
ing about this one." 

"When you have finished it, write what you 
think of it on the hack of the paper cover. Be 
sure to sign your name so I shall know whose 
opinion I'm getting." 

Arthur took the book and went back to the 
teacher. Soon he was lost in its pages. Gasses 
changed, bells rang, people came and went; 
he neither saw nor heard. 

The next morning Mr. Phillips found the 
book on his desk. He looked for the criti- 
cism. Written in Arthur's best Palmer was 
this note: 

"I finished it. I don*t think the boys in the 
Fourth would like it. It has too many words 
and not enough reading." 

"Fine," laughed the principal. "Fine. The 
book is padded past belief. But to think the 
youngster found it out. No wonder he fin- 
ishes first. It's time to transplant him." 

Second-Class Postal Rates 

THE House Post Office Committee voted 
July 13 to investigate for itself the whole 
question of second class postal rates. A sub- 
committee for the purpose was named, con- 
sisting of Representatives Ramseyer, Iowa; 
Hardy, Colorado; Kelly, Pennsylvania. Re- 
publicans, and Bell, Georgia; Parish, Texas, 


The Publishers' Weekly 

A Man's Debt to His First Books 

GARRETT P. SERVISS, astronomer and 
author of articles on scientific subjects 
wrote an appreciation of old books in 
the New York Evening Journal earlier in the 

"A man's college or university is not al- 
ways his true 'alma mater.' Often he owes 
more parental duty to the first school he at- 
tended; sometimes to the first books he in- 
dependently read. I often think that the last 
is my case, and I keep some of those books — 
brown, broken-backed, with stained and tat- 
tered margins — and read them occasionally 
when I need a tonic. Their taste is like that 
of water from the old well ; I appreciate it, 
perhaps, better than a stranger can. Memory 
mingles with my drinking. 

"There used to be a much-repeated adage, 
or a warning to wranglers : 'Beware of the 
man of one book !' The theory of it was sound, 
and the habit that gave rise to it ought to be 
revived — if, indeed, it has ever really fallen 
into desuetude. 

"You will, perhaps, be told never to read 
old books of science, because science advances 
so rapidly in these days that a book of that 
kind is apt to become antiquated within a 
decade, or less. But if you go far enousr'^ 
back you will find that science sometimes 
walks in a circle. Besides there are some 
books of science that have to be read over 
again generation after generation, because 
even tho they may have been discarded as 
■up-to-date text-books, they are, nevertheless, 

"Such a book is Darwin's 'Origin of Species.' 
The later architects of the building of which 
these works are foundation stones have modi- 
fied some of its structural ideas, they have 
changed the chiselling, and often have changed 

much more than that, but still the first-laid 
blocks cannot be ignored. 

"Such a work as Humboldtfs 'Cosnuos' ought 
to be universally read. It would be a calamity 
if that book should go out of print. It con- 
tains many erroneous views. Things that 
Humboldt thought were so have been found 
to be not so. But these are specks on the sun. 
There has been no work written since his 
time that covers the whole field of general 
knowledge as he covered it. You often hear 
it said that it would be impossible for any man 
to write an equally valuable book of similar 
scope to-day. But it could be done, it needs 
to be done, and one day it will be done. 

"I had the good fortune to read;the ^Cosmos' 
and to be fascinated by it when a young stu- 
dent. No professor told me to read it; I 
found it for myself, and once or twice in ex- 
aminations it was of more use to me than the 
school text-books. I would advise any young 
man to read it yet to-day for the sake of its 
broad sweep and the human interest of its 
style, and then to build upon it by stuaym^ 
the various subjects that it includes in their 
modern form. 

"Every time he is led to say to himself: 
'There, Humboldt was wrong.' or 'They 
hadn't found out that yet in Humboldt's day,' 
he will make a dent in his memory and give a 
fillip to his attention that will push him for- 
ward in his learning as almost nothing else 
couM do. 

"Never give up the old, whether men or 
books, merely because they are old. They may 
be both more interesting and more useful than 
the newest or the youngest. Only to-day I 
found refreshing reading on astronomy in W. 
Derham's 'Astro-Theology,' published in 

Adventures of a Bookseller 

By Ketch 

As Mrs. Wellknown entered the bookstore 
she encountered her old friend Mrs. 
Shopper who was coming out. 

"Ah, Martha." cried Mrs. Wellknown, "You 
are the very person I want to see. Come over 
here and sit down with me for a minute." 

She led the way to a seat, and after the 
usual inquiries and comments on the weather, 

"Martha, I'm in a pickle. I've got to speak 
before t^e Press Club tonight and, for the life 
of me, I can't think of a thing to say." 

"Oh. sureh' — " began Mrs. Shopper, when 
Mrs. Wellknown cut her short. 

"Not a thing! I know it sounds absurd, but 
I never was so up against it in my life. I 
think perhaps it is the subject they have as- 
signed me. 'Literature and Life'. You're clev- 
er, Martha. Do tell me something." 

"Oh Heavens, my dear. I know very little 
about the one and almost nothing about the 

Mrs. Wellknown beamed, and getting out 
her note book, wrote furiously for a moment. 

"Good!" she exclaimed. "I knew you could 
help me. 'Very little about the one, and al- 
most nothing about the other'. That's the tack 
I'll take. Now what else?" 

"But why interview me!" expostulated Mrs. 
Shopper. "Really, my dear, you have come to 
the wrong party. I hardly ever read, so you 
see I'm out of touch with ever\-thing." 

"Ah !" exclaimed Mrs. Wellknown, again 
writing. "One mu -t read to keep in touch with 
life. Excellent ! Why. you are a well-spring 
of information." 

Mrs Shopner laughed. 

"Well, well," she said. "I must be going. 

■ July 22f, 1 92 1 


Phelp's are advertizing some wonderful bar- 
gains in table linen and I'm afraid I'll be too 

"Aha," said Mrs. Wellknown, "You do read 
after all." 

"Oh, advertisements, yes. Yes, I read thj 
papers, and — and the Bible." 

"Glorious!" cried Mrs. Wellknown, as Mrs. 
Shopper nodded and disappeared out the door. 
"Newspapers and the Bible. Now what would 
that suggest? Surely there's a thought in 

And a moment later she made this entry, 

"Most women confine their reading to the 
newspapers and the Bible. God help them !" 

Continuing her way back into the store she 
sought out Mr. Ondeck. 

"Good morning, Mr. Ondeck," said she, 
pleasantly. "I am in a terrible dilemma. I am 
to speak tonight at the Press Club, and for the 
life of me I cant think of a thing to say I" 


"Nonsense," said Ondeck. "I have yet to 
meet the woman who didn't know what to say, 
when she had the floor." 

"Excellent!" cried Mrs. Wellknown, getting 
out her note book. "Keep it up, Mr. Ondeck." 

"What's the subject to be?" 

"'Literature and Life.' Isn't that a sticker?" 

"Anything but that, I should say," he re- 
plied. "In fact both sides of your subject 
seem to extend indefinitely. From the Psalms 
of David to a Greenwich Village garret is a 
far cry, and you ought to be able to keep 
going all night." 

Mrs. Wellknown continued to write fever- 

"What an inspiration you are," she said. 
''Here T came to you absolutely blank, and I 
have two good ideas already." 

With a wide smile, Mr. Ondeck said, 

"A little reference to Emerson would not 
be out of place, and would tone up the talk, 
I should think. Bring in something about the 
Puritan atmosphere lending a severe tone to 
his work or something of the kind." 

"Grand! You — you like Emerson?" 

"No — o. Hardly that. I admire him. But 
I don't think anybody could be said to like 

him, do you?" 

"Oh I adore him!" 

"Well as far as I am concerned, I think 
he is responsible for a great deal of the trash 
we get today." 

"Mr. Ondeck!" 

"Absolutely. What on earth is this stuff of 
today but a reaction from Emerson. It seems 
to me he drove us to jazz." 

Mrs. Wellknown's pencil sped furiously 
across the page, and when she looked up at 
last, she said, 

"Driven to jazz! That makes three first 
class ideas from you. Really I think you are 
right — the question now is : Shall I ever be 
able to stop talking." 

After making several purchases, she thanked 
Mr. Ondeck again and departed in a pleasant 
and secure frame of mind. Mr. Ondeck, for 
his part thought no more of the incident un- 
til he spread out his paper the following day 
and saw in bold headlines on the Society page, 


And there followed the usual account begin- 

"In a brilliant address before the Press 
Club, Mrs. Wellknown astonished her audi- 
ence, etc., etc." 

Buyers' and Sellers' Slogans 

THE gradual entrance of phrases into com- 
mon speech, says Atlantic Monthly, is one of 
the interesting phenomena of language. It was 
recently illustrated at the Booksellers' Con- 
vention at Atlantic City, when an accomp- 
lished bookseller of Chicago, Mr. A. A, Kroch. 
addressed his fellow-workers on the practice of 
their calling. "From my early youth," he said, 
"I felt the amenities of book-collecting, and 
this incomparable joy taught me the psychology 
of the book-buyers." When, later on, he spoke 
casually of "another Newton," it was easy to 
see where the "amenities" phrase came from. 

it was in a few sentences about the principles 
that control his own selling of books that Mr. 
Kroch answered many questions that have been 
raised about the decline of bookshops. Why, 
he asked, could he sell books to strangers, 
who became his friends, and returned for more 
books? "Because I offered them something 
I knew, something I loved, and because I 
transmitted to them my honest enthusiasm. All 
this was unobstrusive, genuine, and not forced. 
And here you have the first three points of the 
successful bookseller: 

Know your books; 

Become enthusiastic over them; 

Transmit this enthusiasm to your clients." 

This "slogan" for booksellers is not so con- 
cise as that motto for purchasers, "Buy a Book 
a Week," which Mr. Newton himself launched 
in the Atlantic. But if Mr. Kroch's "points" 
could become even more widely operative than 
they are on one side of the book-counters, and 
Mr. Newton's principle on the other, how hap- 
pily all the troubles of publishers, booksellers, 
and the reading public might be resolved! 


The Publishers' Weekly 

A New Invention in Typography 

EVERY invention of a nature to reduce the 
costs of printing, assumes particular im- 
portance in these times and for this rea- 
son a patent, which is being put to use in 
Switzerland and which has been out several 
years but did not become generally known un- 
til recently on account of the war, will in- 
terest book publishers. 

This patent, the sole rights of which have 
been acquired by the Polygraphic Society of 
Laupen, Switzerland, is based upon a method 
called the "Manul" process, by means of which 
negatives, intended for the manufacture of 
stereotypes, can be obtained without making 
use of a photographic apparatus, an impor- 
tant saving of time and money. The underly- 
ing principle is the following: A transparent 
sensitive metal plate, of which the cost price 
is very low, is applied directly against the 
original to be reproduced, whether it be a 
drawing, a manuscript, a printed page or other 
copy, and then exposed to the light; the black 
parts of the original absorb this light and 
do not reflect it upon the plate ; the white 
parts do not absorb it but reflect it. The parts 
of the sensitive plate in contract with the black 
parts of the copy are accordingly not affected 
while those in contact with the white parts re- 
ceive an impression. This is very simple but 
still it was necessary to find it out. Thus is 
obtained very good negatives perfectly fit for 
being copied upon the sensitized metallic sur- 
face, which will furnish the stereotype. 

The "Manul" process enables the publisher 
then to obtain stereotypes at prices much be- 
low those of the present time. Take, for ex- 
ample, the making of reprints of books. As 
a matter of fact, when the plates of the book 
have not been preserved or have been lost, 
which happens not infrequentl}^ and it is 
desired to make a new edition, it has been 
necessary to set up the whole matter anew. 
Hereafter, according to the claim of the "Man- 
ul" process, it will suffice to possess a copy o! 
the first edition in order to obtain a perfect 
set of stereotypes. In this manner a very 
perceptible saving of time and money will be 
realized. It goes without saying that the more 
complicated the composition is, the more likely 
it is that the publisher will have recourse to 
the stereotype. As an example, for 'formu- 
laries with columns and titles, pictures, etc., 
the "Manul" process is very advantageous as 
it will be used also for the reproduction of 
drawings, music, manuscripts, photographs, 
paintings in black and in colors, etc. It may 
eventually find such an apoliratinn as to revo- 
lutionize the typographical industry thru the 
combined use of the typewriting machine, in 
justified typographical characters, and the 
"Manul" process. Instead of being obliged to 
set up the books it is sufiicient to cause them 
to be applied by the machine, the copy thus 
previously obtained to serve as the original 
for the making of the stereotypes. 
Thus, the prospects for this invention are 

great. At the present time the stereotypes can 
be utilized only on a typographical machine ot 
a special system, called "Offset" press, which 
is little enough known; but experiments are 
in progress, having in view its application to 
the ordinary typographical presses. Let us 
hope, that, for the benefit of the publishers, 
they will soon lead to definite and positive 

The Books Student Hughes Read 

*"y HE books Charles E. Hughes read while 
1 attending Brown University, the facetious 
articles he contributed to college publications 
and other memorials of his undergraduate 
days were assembled by the librarian as 
a commencement exhibit of the student in- 
t!eres»ts of IBrown;'s distinguished alumnus'* 
savs a recent editorial in the New York 

"The Secretary of State fares as well as 
most graduates of subsequent eminence could 
hope to fare from a similar exhibit of their 
youthful predilections. His contributions to 
undergradibate journalism reveal a promising 
vein of satire; was it stimulated by Lowell, 
whose works were among those he took 
from the college library? 

"Emerson, Irving and Hawthorne, also on 
his list of library books, show his interest in 
native literature. For the rest, there was a 
good allowance of classic English fiction, 
Thackeray, Scott, Dickens, Bulwer-Lytton, 
Reade and Kingsley, with B'alzac and Victor 
Hugo for French romance. He read also 
Macaulay, De Quincey, Lamb, Sterne, Addi- 
son, Carlyle, and his taste in poetry embraced 
Gray, Pope and Goldsmith, with Schiller and 
Fichte as examples of German literature. No 
work of science appears on the list, which 
includes Bryce and Morley among contem- 
porary writers. 

"What Mr. Hughes read at Brown is still 
the best for a college student. The absence of 
contemporary names like Swinburne and 
Hard}^ will be noted. But there was the 
advantage to a college student of his genera- 
tion that the "new" literature was not so 
clamorous as now. There was no free verse 
to disturb or ephemeral problem novel to 
divert from the Victorian substantial." 

Novelized Movies 

Overheard at a movie house where "The Four 
Horsemen of the Apocalypse" was playing: 
"Some pitcher, Lil. Hear they've made a book 
out of it." 

"The Four Horsemen" is not the only movie 
that has the distinction of being available in 
book form. "The Three Musketeers," the mo- 
tion picture in which Douglas Fairbanks is now 
being featured, has been novelized by a writer 
named Dumas, who has admirably caught the 
spirit of the film. The novel ization may be 
had at all book stores. 


July 23, 192 1 


The Effect of the Binding Strike America's Gift to the World 

THE binding strike, which began on April 
1st in New York, only terminated last 
week when the binderies with open-shop 
organization completed their forces with the 
old men now anxious to come back and have 
practically caught up with the old output. 
The effect of the strike is quite clearly 
shown in the monthly record of book produc- 
tion which has been issued in the Pub- 
lishers' Weekly. In the first four months of 
the year there was published in 1921, 1907 
new books as against 1691 in 1920, a gain of 
about 13 per cent. For the months of May 
and June the total this year is 618 as against 
919 kst year, a drop of 32 per cent. 

The titles have been in no special depart- 
ment, but scattered over the field of general 
publications. This is likely to cause an in- 
crease in the number of titles issued in the 
next three months, but a decrease of the 
total in the whole year, as publishers, finding 
that books on the spring list were not all get- 
ting out, would plan, to decrease the number 
of titles contracted for this year. 

The number of prominent titles coming out 
in the fall is likely to make it a year when 
it will be more profitable for the publisher 
to have fewer titles than usual backed by 
heavier emphasis, and this is an experiment 
to which the retail bookstores and general 
readers certainly do not object. 

An Appleton Caravan 

ON' last Monday a new book caravan 
started out over the roads of Lx>ng Is- 
land, bearing on its sides the slogan of " 'More 
Books in the Home' Appleton's Book & Ser- 
vice." Mr. Hiltman of D. Appleton & Com- 
pany has felt that experimenting in the field of 
book distribution was up to the publisher, 
and has planned this new effort to see 
whether a sparsely settled community can by 
individual canvass and with a varied stock be 
made to use somewhat more books than cus- 
tomarily get to those districts. If the plan 
is a success, the Company hopes to try this 
in other districts of similar character. The 
car is a Ford truck with a special body that 
will carry about five hundred books. It is 
lighted by electricity, and steps lead up into 
the car from the rear. The stock carried is 
wholly from the D. Appleton & Company list, 
which is so varied a list that almost every 
field of interest can be covered, even to mu- 
sic books and the popular family encyclo- 
pedia. The driver of the car has had ten 
years oif bookselling experience, a thoro 
knowledge of automobiles, and an enthusiasm 
for the project. The experiment will be 
looked upon with interest by all of the book- 

Caution ! 

Authors and Teachers Take Warning 

An old proverb says : "Youth and white 
paper take any impression." 

<'f T may be, as Meredith Nicholson has sug- 
1 gested, that America's gift to the world 
will not be an artistic gift at all, but an ethical 
one," says St. John Ervine in the Century. 

"Each country seems, like each person, to 
have some peculiar gift to give to humanity. 
England gives poetry to the world — there has 
never been in any other country such a pro- 
cession of poets as have passed thru England 
in the last 600 years — and Germany gives great 
music to it. What is the gift that America 
will give? I am interested in Meredith Nich- 
olson's opinion that the gift may be a higher 
standard of justice, a greater range of free- 
dom, tho contemporary life in the United 
States hardly convinces me that his opinion is 

''In any event, America must produce a lit- 
erature of her own. If her gift to the world 
is to be a nobler ethic than the world now 
possesses, then she cannot fail also to give the 
world a noble literature. All great writing 
is fundamentally the expression of a powerful 
individuality. One expects to find the great- 
est Jiterature in that country where individu- 
ality has the freest play. Is that country 

Record of American Book Produc- 
tion, June, 1921* 

By Origin 

Publications English 

and Other 


Classification 05 § v 

m w s 2:: S.J I 

•z, 'z £ ^^ ^:? ►^ H 

Philosophy » 11 i 6 12 2 4 18 

Religion .., 26 i 9 30 o 6 36 

Sociology 10 I 16 24 2 I 27 

Law 7 I 8 15 o I 16 

Education 8 o 12 18 2 20 

Philology 16 I 7 16 o 8 24 

Science 21 6 22 39 i 9 49 

Technical Books 26 5 6 31 o 6 39 

Medicine, Hygiene 18 8 3 21 o 8 29 

Agriculture 3 3 18 24 o 24 

Domestic Economy o o o o o o 

Business 14 5 8 25 o 2 27 

Fine Arts 9 o 6 9 o 6 15 

Music 3 I I 2 1 2 5 

Games, Amusements ... 5 o o 5 o o 5 

General Literatoire 18 5 11 27 o 7 34 

Poetry and Drama ... 21 4 12 26 6 5 37 

Fiction 39 27 3 54 12 3 6q 

Juvenile Books 13 o 5 18 o o 18 

History 37 2 15 39 i 14 54 

Geography, Travel n o 9 16 i 3 ao 

Biography 14 2 4 14 i 5 20 

General Work-s 3 i i 3 o 2 5 

Total 333 74 i8a 468 27 94 589 

*In June, 1920, 401 new books, 79 new editions and 

181 pamphlets, a total of 661, were recorded. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Among the Publishers 

A Week's Gleanings of Book-trade News 


General Henry Robert is publishing thru 
Century an important supplementary book to 
his everywhere used "Rules of Order." 

The McMurry and Parkins geographies in 
the elementary and advanced form will be 
ready in a few . weeks from the Macmillan 

The Abingdon Press has supplied a most re- 
cent and practical history of Latin America 
for American students in the volume published 
by Professor William Warren Sweet of De 
Paw University. 

Professor Tormey of the University of Wis- 
consin has collaborated with Lola C. Lawry in 
a practical and excellently planned book on 
"Animal Husbandry for the Beginning 

A new approach to higher mathematics is 
found in F. L. Griffin's "An Introduction to 
Mathematical Analysis" which provides a uni- 
fied course covering calculus, trigonometry, 
and logarithms. 

The series of elementary histories written by 
Eva March Tappan and Calvin Kendall for 
the Houghton Mifflin Company has been 
rounded out into a four book series, starting 
with the "American Hero Stories" and ending 
with "A History for Grammar Schools." 

E. P. DuTTON is the American publisher of 
an important reference book in "The Etymo- 
logical Dictionary of Modern English" by 
Ernest Weekley, a book that has the advan- 
tage of the extensive work in this field of 
the Oxford English Dictionary. 

Preserved Smith's "Age of the Reforma- 
tion" is an important addition to Holt's Ameri- 
can Historical Series, a volume of over eight 
hundred pages with elaborate bibliography 
making it as valuable to the reference shelf as 
to class room. 

Helen Ferris, the author of "Girl's Clubs," 
has published thru Dutton a volume on produc- 
ing Amateur Entertainments which, because of 
the variety and practical character, of the sug- 
gestions will prove a good book for the school 
library shelf. 

To the important books on England which 
have naturally appeared on the list of Funk 
& Wagnalls Company, owing to its connection 
with the Standard Dictionary, has been added 
"Historic England" by James C. Fernol, a 
study of the history of the English people as 
seen in the development gi their language. 

Lippincotts have added to their famous farm 
books "Vocational Chemistry for Students of 
Agriculture and Home Economics" by John 
J. Williamson. 

The Oxford French series is being prepared 
by American scholars, and Professor A. G. H. 
Spiers of Columbia University is responsible 
for the preparation of "Cyrano De Bergerac." 

A VALUABLE book for those interested in 
school libraries is Annie Carroll Moore's 
"Roads to Childhood," a human and informal 
treatment of the problems of children's read- 
ing, published by Doran. 

A practical and most interesting book for 
the teaching of business organization and ad- 
ministration has been written by J. Anton De 
Haas of New York University and published 
by Gregg. 

Exhaustive preparation covering several 
years has gone into the Alexander Dewey 
arithmetic, published by Longmans, Green & 
Company. A great amount of objective illus- 
trations and practical examples are a feature 
of the book. 

Many schools are adding a study of short 
plays and the acting thereof to their curricu- 
lum, and the interest in this field has brought 
even so elaborate and inclusive a book as 
Stewart & Kidd's "Fifty One Act Plays" 
actively into the field as a textbook. 

The General Secretary of the Religious Edu- 
cation Association, Dr. Henry F. Cope, has 
published thru Doran a volume on "The Par- 
ent and the Child," which should be an active 
aid to parents in making a more careful prep- 
aration for home training of children. 


The range of material made available in the 
Century Company's "A Study of the Types of 
Literature" by Mabel L Rich is not only broad 
and catholic, but the suggestive lists accom- 
panying each chapter should lead the student 
on to very wide acquaintance with the best in 
book publication. 

The brilliant work of J. Russell Smith in 
the field of economic geography, as illustrated 
in the books he has already published, is now 
t.'-king form in a new series of geographies en- 
titled "Human Geography," published by John 
C. Winston Company. TTie series of two books 
puts the human element to the front, making 
man the central figure rather than rocks or 

Jtily 23, 1921 


Obituary Notes 

Dr. George Frank BtiXLER died at his resi- 
ence in Wilmette, Illinois, the last week in 
June. He was born in 1857 and was medical 
director of the North Shore Health Resort at 
Winnetka. He was the author of "Every Boy's 
Book" (1912), "Every Girl's Book" (1913), 
"How Not to Be Sick and Nervous" (1912), 
"Travail of a Soul" (1914), "Treasures of 
Truth" (1914), "Exploits of a Physician De- 
tective" (1908), "Love and Its Affinities" 
(1902), "Sonnets of the Heart" (1910), "Text- 
book of Materia Medica"; "Pharmacology"; 
"Therapeutics" (1908), "How the Mind 
Cures" (1912). 

He always related with many chuckles that 
a book of his was one of the first to be sup- 
pressed by the postal authorities and that sole- 
ly because of its title — ^"Love and Its Affin- 
ities." Dr. Butler had used the word affinities 
in its right sense, but the authorities declared 
it would be misunderstood because popular 
usage of that day — over twenty years ago — 
gave the word a sinister meaning. 

Caroline Mills Everett, who died suddenly 
at the American Hospital in Paris on July 
14 was the author of "The House Opposite" 
(1902) and "The Privilege of Pain," for 
which Kate Douglas Wiggin wrote an intro- 
duction, (1921). She had been a sufiferer 
from heart disease for several years and when 
she died, was abroad for the summer in search 
of health. 

The Government Printing Office 
to Economize 

PLANS were announced on July 13 to re- 
duce the amount of public printing, these 
having the endorsement of President . Harding 
and Charles G. Dawes, director of the budget. 
Charles A. Carter devised the project, which 
he stated, in part, as follows in a letter to 
the President : 

'*I have the honor to propose that you au- 
thorize the calling of a permanent conference 
on printing, composed of representatives of the 
various departments and establishments of the 
■ Government, empowered to recommend or 
adopt uniform standards, business-like methods 
and proper economies in the public printing 
and binding, and the distribution of Govern- 
ment publications. 

"I am of the opinion that the regular func- 
tioning of such a conference with your approv- 
al and the co-operation of the Joint Committee 
on Printing, would bring about much-needed 
uniformity and economy in the public print- 
ing and binding. 

"It is not necessary, I am sure, to recite 
the innumerable wastes and duplication in 
printing and binding that have been multiplied 
from year to year, and which in my opinion 
could be prevented by the co-operation of the 
conference, which I respectfully recommend 

be constituted under your direction at an early 

"I have in mind also the organization in the 
Government Printing Office of a requisitions 
review board to examine orders on the public 
printer for printing and binding with a view 
to determining before expensive work is under- 
taken whether the job so ordered is authorized 
by law, whether it will occasion waste or un- 
necessary duplication, and whether any real 
economy could be effected by adopting a more 
business-like method of handling the particular 
job in question. Important questions raised by 
the requisitions review board could be laid be- 
fore the printing conference for its considera- 
tion, as well as other matters of common con- 

The plans are to be put into effect at once. 


In a recent number of the Publishers' 
Weekly it was stated that "Vivien," W. B. 
Maxwell's novel was new. It is not new; 
Dodd, Mead has taken it over from the ori- 
ginal publisher. 

Periodical Notes 

The Green Book, formerly such an excellent 
dispenser of fiction, has been temporarily sus- 

The Touchstone has also been suspended, 
and rumor has it that it will not resume pub- 
lication again. 

Personal Notes 

V. E. Huffer is now in charge of the sales 
of the American Technical Society publica- 
tions thru the trade, succeeding C. H. Ward, 
who resigned. He will call on the trade with 
the series of Practical Handbooks. 

C. H. Ward has resigned from the American 
Technical Society, with which he has been 
associated for thirteen years, to accept the po- 
sition of sales manager of the Walton School 
of Commerce. 

The Macmillan Company of Canada an- 
nounce the appointment as manager of their 
College and Schools Department of Freder- 
ick D. Hartman. Mr. Hartman has contri- 
buted to the Publishers' Weekly, the /4f/aH/tV 
Monthly, New York Post, Chicago Tribune 
and many other periodicals. He was a gradu- 
ate student at the Johns Hopkins University 
1910-1913, Columbia University 1913. 

Business Notes 

Chicago, III.— The Midwest Bookstore. Jo- 
seph Bernard, manager, has just started in 
business at 143 1 West Madison Street. 

Key West, Fla.— E. M. Phillips is reported to 
have filed a voluntary petition in bankruptcy. 

Lincoln, Nebraska.— The Lincoln Bookstore, 
conducted by Mrs. P. O'Mahoney since the 
death of her husband last fall has been sold 
to J. Harry Willis, formerly manager of the 
book department at Miller & Paine's. 

'9° The Publishers- Weekly 

The Weekly Record of New Publications 

This list aims to be a complete and accurate record of American book publications. 
Pamphlets will be included only if of special value. Publishers should send copies of all 
books promptly for annotation and entry, and the receipt of advance copies insures record 
simultaneous with publication. The annotations are descriptive, not critical ; intended to 
place not to judge the books. Pamphlet material and books of lesser trade interest are listed 
in smaller type. 

The entry is transcribed from title page when the book is sent for record. Prices are added except 
when not supplied by publisher or obtainable only on specific request. When not specified the binding is cloth. 

Imprint date is stated lor best available date, preferably copyright date, in bracket] only when it 
differs from year of entry. Copyright date is stated only when it differs from imprint date: otherwise 
stmply "c." No ascertainable date is designated thus: [n. d.]. 

Sizes are indicated as follows: F. {folio: over 30 centimeters high); Q Uto: under 30 cm.); O. (8vo: 
as cm.); D. (i2mo: 20 cm.); S. (i6mo; 17^ cm.); T, {a^mo: 15 cm.); Tt. izamo: 12Y2 cm.); Ff. UStno: 
10 cm.); sq., obi., nar., designate square, oblong, narrow. 

Allan, G. A. T. 

The nurserymatograph ; il. by Captain Ivor 
Maclure; [humorous skits in the style of 
moving pictures.] 80 p. D '21 N. Y., J. Lane 
$1.25 n. 

Aminoff, Leonie, Baroness 

Torchlight; v. i. 8+365 p. D [c. '21] N. Y., 
Button $2 n. 

A story of Napoleon, his life and times, during the 
early stages of his career. This is the first of a 
series of novels that will carry Napoleon thru the 
greater part of his life, this novel being complete 
in itself. 

Anderson, James Drummond 

A manual of the Bengali language. 18+ 
178 p. D (Cambridge guides to modern lan- 
guages) '20 N'. Y., Macmillan $2.60 n. 

Andrews, Robert McCants 

John Merrick; a biographical sketch [1859- 
1919] ; [together with the story of his suc- 
cess, and of the economic progress of the 
negro in North Carolina] 229 p. pis. il. D 
[c. '20] Durham, N. C, Seeman Printery 

Askwith, George Ranken Askwith, Lord 

Industrial problems and disputes. 494 p. 
O '21 N. Y., Harcourt, Brace & Co. $5 n. 

Augustine, Charles, D.D. 

A commentary on the New code of canon 
law ; with an introd. by His Eminence Car- 
dinal Gibbons ; v. 7, Ecclesiastical procedure, 
bk. 4; Can. 1552-2194. 9+487 P- O [c. '21] 
St. Louis, Mo., B. Herder $2.50 n. 

Ballance, Sir Charles Alfred 
The Bradshaw lecture on the Surgery of the 

heart; delivered before the Royal college of 
surgeons, Dec. 11, 1919. 154 p. pis. diagrs. O 
'20 N. Y., Macmillan $3.50 n. 

Barbellion, W. N. P. Sec Cummings, Bruce 

Barney, Natalie Clifford 

Poems and poemes ; autres alliances, vari- 
ous paging Q '21 N. Y., Doran pap. $2 n. 

Beard, Charles Austin, and Beard, Mary Rit- 
ter [Mrs. Charle.s Austin Beard] 
History of the United States. 13+663 p. 
front, maps pis. il. D c. N. Y., Macmillan 

$2 n. 

From the Colonial period down to the election of 
President H-arding in 1920. Bibliographies at the 
end of each chapter. 

Bernard, Edward Russell 

The atonement ; three lectures delivered in 
Salisbury cathedral. 64 p. S '21 N. Y., Mac- 
millan pap. 60 c. n. 

Berry, Claude Perrin 

Berry automobiles ; 3rd ed. ; [the law of 
automobiles.] 1500 p. O '21 Chic, Callaghan 

& Co. $15 

Berry, Mildred 

From Genesis to Revelation; an outline of 
the Bible's whole contents ; introd. by Rev. 
John Timothy Stone, D.D. 8+260 p. D c. 
N. Y., Macmillan bds. $2 n. 

Booth, Mary Josephine 

Index to material on picture study; [a 
bibliography.] 92 p. O (Useful reference ser. 
no. 26) c. Bost., F. W. Faxon Co. pap. 
$1 n. 

Achatz, Raymond Vincent 

Preservative treatment of wcx)d poles. 54 p. il. 
diagrs. O (Engineering Dept., v. 4, no. 2, circular 
no. 2) '20 Lafayette, Ind., Purdue Univ. pap. gratis 

American Library Assn. Committee on Work with 
the Blind 

The booklist of revised braille; grade i one and 
one-half; v. i, no. 2; v. i, no. 3; v. i, no. 4. [3 v.] 
no paging O ['2o-'2i] Chic, Am. Library Assn. 
pap. apply 

Andrews, Irene Osgooil, and Hobbs, Margaret A. 

Economic effects of the world war upon women 
and children in Great Britain; 2nd rev. ed. 9+255 p. 
O (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; 
Preliminary economic studies of the war, no. 4) c. 
N. Y., Oxford Univ. Press bds. $1 

Ashley, George Hall 

The story of the Pennsylvania survey, ao p. il. 
maps O (Bu. of topographic & geologic survey, 
misc. papers: no. i) '20 Harrisburg, Pa., Pennsyl- 
vania Survey pap. gratis 
Austin, Oscar Phelps 

Trading with our neighbors in the Caribbean. 63 
p. front, double map O (Foreign commerce ser., no. 
i) '20 N. Y,, The National City Bank pap. gratis 

Trading with the Far East. 78 p. front, double 
map tabs. O (Foreign commerce ser., no. 4) 'ao 
N. Y., The National City Bank pap. gratis 
Beede, Joshua William 

Notes on the geology and oil possibilities of the 
northern Diablo Plateau in Texas. 40 p. il. pis. 
maps (part fold.) O (Univ. of Texas bull. no. 
1852) '21 Austin, Tex., Univ. of Texas pap. 50 c. 

July 23, 1 92 1 


Brennan, Rev. Martin S. 

Familiar astronomy ; rev. and enl. ed. 7+ 
260 p. il. O '21 St. Louis, Mo., B. Herder 
$1.50 n. 
Browne, Lawrence E. 

Early Judaism. 14+234 p. (3J4 p. bibl.) O 
'20 N. Y., Macmiillan bds. $5.50 n. 

Partial contents: Israel's missionary vocation; The 
restoration; The first act of Judaism; Independence 
from Samaria; Ezra and the law; The fourth century; 
Index to scripture and other passages. 

Bush, Clara Goodyear Boise 

The grinding; a Louisiana story. 315 p. D 
c. N. Y., Holt $2 n. 

A story of plantation life l>eIore the world war. 

Carnegie Steel Co. 

Pocket companion; for engineers, archi- 
tects and builders; containing useful infor- 
mation and tabs, appertaining to the use of 
steel. 414 p. il. pis. D '21 Pittsburgh, Pa., 
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July 23, 1921 


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The lamp and the bell ; a drama in five 
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El tesoro de Axayacatl ; novela historica. 
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The essentials of a national system for rehabili- 

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Fortuna; historia de un perro agradecido ; 
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estate by George W. Kirkman. 328 p. O 
(Business library) [c '21] Chic, Lincoln 
Inst, of Business $3 

Schuster, J. 

Illustrated Bible history of the Old and 
New Testaments; for the use in Catholic 
schools; rev. ed. 1898; carefully improved by 
several clergymen ; with two col. maps : Egypt 
and Canaan and Palestine at the time of 
Christ. 13+104 p. il. O '21 St. Louis, Mo., B. 
Herder 65 c 

Oakes, Earle Thomas 

The determination of the hydrogen-ion concentra- 
tion in pure water by a method for measuring the 
electromotive force of concentration cells of high 
internal resistance. 22 p. tabs. O c. '20 N. Y., Lemcke 
& Buechner pap. 75 c. 

Odum, Howard W. 

Community and government; a manual of dis- 
cussion and study of the newer ideals of citizen- 
ship. 106 p. O (Extension leaflet, v. 4, no. 5) '21 
Chapel Hill, N. C, Univ. of North Carolina pap. 
50 c. n. 

Raymer, Catherine 

Poems. 47 p. D [c. 'ao] Elkhart, Ind., James A. 
Bell Co. pap. priv. pr. 

Rice, Allen Galpin 

Surgical lessons of the great war. 107 p. D 
(Fiske fund prize dissertation, no. 59) '20 Provi- 
dence, R. I., Rhode Island Medical Society, 106 
Francis St. pap. 50 c. 
Rogers, James Grafton 

The Goldenrod lode; a frontier drama in verse, 
written for the Cactus club of Denver, and per- 

formed by the club in its outdoor theatre in the 
Rocky Mountains, Sept. 4, 1920. 50 p. D c. Denver, 
Colo., The Cactus Club bds. $1.25 n. 
Sargent, George Clark, ed. 

The American political classics: JeflFerson, Wash- 
ington and Lincoln; for the use of the Lux school 
of industrial training. 59 p. D '20 San Francisco, 
Cal. [Author], Hobart Bldg. apply 
Schmitt, Waldo L. 

The marine decapod Crustacea of California; with 
special reference to the decapod Crustacea col- 
lected by the United States bureau of fisheries 
steamer "Albatross" in connection with the bio- 
logical survey of San Francisco Bay during the 
years 1912-1913; pub. by permission of the secre- 
tary of the Smithsonian Inst., and of the U. S. 
commissioner of fisheries. 470 p. (8 d. bibl.) pis. 
maps (part fold.) tabs, diagrs. Q 21 Berkeley, 
Cal., Univ. of Cal. Press pap. $5 
Scholl, Ernest E. 

Report of the pink bollworm of cotton. 8+459 ?• 
(1454 P- bibl.) il. tabs. pis. maps pors. diagrs. O 
CBiull. March-April, 1919; no. 65) '20 Austin, Tex., 
Dept. of Agriculture pap. apply 


'1 he Publishers' Weekly 

Schwartz, M. Alexander 

The voice of Russia. 7-\-222 p. front, (por.) 
pis. pors. D [c. '21] N. Y., Button $2 n. 

The story of a Russian-American Communist, who, 
with his wife, went to Russa in April, 1920, to at- 
•tend the Third International as delegates from Amer- 
ica, spending seven months studying conditions; 
this volume is an account of the Bolshevist rule as 
they found it. 

Scott, Leroy 

Children of the whirlwind. 314 p. D '21 c. 
*20-'2i Bost., Houghton Mifflin $2 n. 

A story of two groups of New York society, one of 
the fashionable element and the other members of the 
underworld, and has to do with a reformed criminal 
and his decision that crime does not pay. 

Scudder, Vida Button 

Social teaching of the Christian year. 268 p. 
D '21 N. Y., Button $2.50 n. 

Sherwell, Guillermo A. 

Simon Bolivar; el libertador; patriot, war- 
rior, statesman, father of five nations ; a 
sketch of his life and his work. 233 p. (2 p. 
bibl.) front, (por.) pis. pors. fold, map B 
c. Wash., B. C, Pan American Union pap. 

Partial contents: The Spanish colonies in Amer- 
ica; Bolivar's first expedition: The cruelty of war — 
1812-1813; Bolivar's first victories, 1813; Bolivar's 
expedition and a new exile: he goes to Guayana, 
1815-1817; Humanizing war; Difficulties with Peru: 
On the road to Calvary, 1829- 1830; The man and his 

Silvester, M. Genevieve, and Peter, Edith 

Happy hour stories. 112 p. col. il. B [c. '21] 
N. Y., Am. Book Co. 60 c. n. 

Stories and rhymes for small children. 

Sparrow, Walter Shaw 

The fifth army in March, 1918; with an 
introd. by General Sir Hubert Gough, and 
19 maps iDy the author. 20-I-333 p. maps (part 
fold.) O '21 N. Y., J. Lane $6 n. 

Smith, Erwin Frink 

Introduction to bacterial diseases of 
plants. 30-f-688 p. il. O c. '20 Phil., Saunders 
•$10 n. 

Spaulding, Roy H. 

Your dog and your cat ; how to care for 
them ; a treatise on the care of the dog and 
cat in the home. 8+166 p. B c. N. Y., Apple- 
ton $1.50 n. 

Articles on the medical care, common diseases, foods 
and feeding of cats and dogos. 

Strouse, Arthur Howard 

Outdoor stunts for young and old. 64 p. 
diagrs. O c, '20 Berwyn, 111, Arthur H. 
Strouse Pub. Co. pap. 50 c. 

Outdoor games for all ages, for winter and sum- 

Taylor, Charles Carlisle 

The life of Admiral Mahan, naval philos- 
opher. 359 p. il. O '21 N". Y., Boran $6 n. 

Thomas, Harry Higgott 

Practical amateur gardening, 276 p. col. 
front, il. pis. O '20 N. Y., Funk & W. 

$2.25 n. 

Tuohy, Ferdinand 

The secret corps; a tale of the intelligence 
on all fronts. 289 p. B '20 N. Y., T. Seltzer 
$2.50 n. 

Uddgren, Gustaf 

Strindberg, the man; tr. from the Swedish 
by Axel Johan Uppvall. 165 p. (5 p. bibl.) 
front, (por.) B c. '20 Bost., Four Seas $2 n. 

Partial contents: Strindberg — the juvenile poet and 
revolter; Knight of the weaker sex ; The scientific in- 
vestigator; Resurrection of the dramatist: The poet 
and the wolves; Christmas eve with Strindberg. 

Vassar verse, 1921. 10 p. B (Salvo ser.) c. 
N. Y., Frank Shay pap. 75 c. 

Poems by Vassar undergraduates which have ap- 
peared in the Vassar Miscellany. 

Veheyne, C. Seo Williamson, Ethel 
Walker-Tisdale, Charles William, and Jones, 

Butter and cheese. 142 p. B (Common com- 
modities and industries) '20 N. Y., Pitman 


Webster, Noah 

Laird and Lee's vest-pocket Webster pro- 
nouncing dictionary, including leading syn- 
onyms, speller, gazetteer of the world and 
date finder for 201 years ; 30,000 words ; new 
ed. thoroughly rev. 201 p. nar. T [c. '93-'2o] 
Chic, Laird & Lee 40 c. n. 

Standard Webster self-pronouncing vest 
pocket dictionary and manual of useful in- 
formation. 7+192 p. S [c. '21] Qiic, F. J. 
Brake 35 c. 

Willaman, John J. 

Vocational chemistry; for students of agri- 
culture and home economics. 7+^94 P- (^ P- 
bibl.) front, tabs, diagrs. il. pis. O (Farm 
life text ser.) [c. '21] Phil, Lippincott $1.75 ."• 

The text is designed for a full year's course, in- 
cluding classroom and laboratory work. 

Williamson, Ethel [C. Veheyne, pseud.] 

The journal of Henry Bulver ; a novel. 22-I- 
287 p. B c. N. Y., Putnam $1.85 n. 
Woodhead, Sir German Sims, and Varrier- 
Jones, P. C. 

Industrial colonies and village settlements 
for the consumptive; with preface by Sir 
Clifford Allbutt. 9-J-151 p. O '20 N. Y., Mac- 
mi 11 an $4 n. 

Partial contents: The "early" case: The "middle" 
case; Principles for dealing with the "middle case"; 
Psychology of the consumptive. 

Spears, Leo Leaston 

The shortest road to success. 32 p. front, (por.) D 
[c. '21] Denver, Col. [Author], 620-21 Majestic Bldg. 
Volterra, Vita 

Flow of electricity in magnetic field; four lec- 
tures; with the co-operation of Elena Freda, vari- 
ous paging (5^ p. bibl.) diagrs. O (Pub. in mathe- 
matics, V. 1, no. 13, May 28, 1921) Berkeley, Cal., 
TJniv. of California pap. $1.25 

Warville, George William 

Warville on abstracts and examinatioris of title 
to real property; with forms; 4th ed. [entirely rev.] 
O [c. '21] Chic, Callaghan & Co. buck. $10 n. 

Worner, William Frederic 

St. Michael's Lutheran church at Strasburg. vari- 
ous paging il. O (v. 24, no. 8) '20 Lancaster, Pa., 
Lancaster Co. Historical Society pap. 25 c. n. 

July 23, 192 1 


A Uniform Entrance Requirements in English 

FOLLOWING is the list of books for 1920- 
22 and 1923-25 determined upon by the Na- 
tional Conference on Uniform Entrance 
Requirements in English. The old name, Col- 
lege Entrance Requirements, has been changed 
because the list is now widely used in many 
institutions other than those preparing dis- 
tinctly for college. 

Books for Reading — 1920-22 

Group I — Classics in Translation 

Two to be Selected 

For any Book in this Group a Book from any 

Other may be Substituted 
The Old Testament — at least the chief nar- 
rative episodes in Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, 
Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Daniel, together 
with the books of Ruth and Esther. 
The Odyssey, with the omission, if desired, 

of Books I-V, XV, and XVL 
The ^neid. 

The Odyssey and the -^neid should be read 
in English translations of recognized liter- 
ary excellence. 

Group II — Drama 
Two to be Selected 
Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, As You 
Like it, Julius Caesar, 

Group III — Prose Fiction 
Tivo to be Selected 
Dicken's A Tale of Two Cities. 
George Eliot's Silas Marner. 
Scott's Quentin Durward. 
Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables. 
Group IV — Essays, Biography, Etc. 
Tzvo to be Selected 
Addison and Steele's The Sir Roger de Cov- 

erley Papers. 
Irving's The Sketch Book (selections cover- 

mg about 175 pages). 
Macaulay's Lord Clive. 
Parkman's The Oregon Trail. 

Group V. — Poetry 
Two to be Selected 
Tennyson's The Coming of Arthur, Gareth 
and ^ Lynette, Lancelot and Elaine, The 
Passing of Arthur. 
BVowning's Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, 
How They Brought the Good News from 
Ghent to Aix, Home Thoughts from 
Abroad, Home Thoughts from the Sea, 
Incident of the French Camp, Herve Riel, 
Pheidippides, My Last Duchess, Up at a 
Villa— Down in the Citv, The Italian in 
England, The Patriot, The Pied Piper, "De 
Gustibus — ," Instans Tyrannus. 
Scott's The Lady of the' Lake. 
Coleridge's The Ancient Mariner. 
Arnold's Sohrab and Rustum. 

Books for Study 

Group I — Drama 

One to be Selected 

Shakespeare's Macbeth, Hamlet. 

Group II — Poetry 
One to be Selected 
Milton's L'Allegro, II Penseroso, Comus. 
Book IV. of Palgrave's 'Golden Treasury 
(First Series), with special attention to 
Wordsworth, Keats, and" Shelley. 
Group III — Oratory 
One to be Selected 
Burke's Speech on Concilation with America. 
iWashington's Farewell Address. 
Webster's First Bunker Hill Oration. 
Lincoln's Gettyburg Address. 

Group IV — Essays 
One to be Selected 
Macaulay's Life of Johnson. 
Carlyle's Essays on Burns, with a brief selec- 
tion from Burns's Poems. 


The following list is not intended to be in 
any sense prescriptive. Its purpose is rather 
to indicate, by examples, the kind of literature 
that secondary pupils should be taught to ap- 
preciate. Books of equal merit, covering a 
similar range of literary types, will be ac- 
cepted as equivalents : 

Group I — Classics in Translation 

The Old Testament, comprising at least the 
chief narrative episodes in Genesis, Exodus, 
Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings and Daniel, 
together with the books of Ruth and Esther. 

The Odyssey, with the omission, if desired, 
of Books I-IV, XV, XVI, XVII. 

The Iliad, with the omission, if desired, of 

The ^neid. 

The Odyssey, Iliad and ^Eneid should be read 
in English translations of recognized liter- 
ary excellence. 

Group II — Drama 


Shakespeare's Midsummer-Night's Dream, 
Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, 
Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Romeo and 
Juliet, King John, Richard II, Richard III, 
Henry V, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Mac- 
beth, Hamlet. 

Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer. 

Sheridan's The Rivals. 

Group III — Prose Fiction 

Malory's Morte d'Arthur. 

Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, Part I. 

Swift's Gulliver's Travels (Voyages to Lil- 
liput and to B'robdingnag). 

Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Part I. 

Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield. 

Frances Burney's Evelina. 

Scott's Novels. 

Jane Austen's Novels. 

Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent, or The 

Dickens' Novels. 

Thackeray's Novels. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

George Eliot's Novels. 

Mrs. Gaskell's Cranford. 

Kingsley's Westward Ho, Hereward the 

Reade's The Cloister and the Hearth. 

Griffith Gaunt. 
Lytton's Last Days of Pompeii. 
Blackmore's Lorna Doone. 
Hughes' Tom Brown's Schooldays." 
Stevenson's Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Mas- 
ter of Ballantrae, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. 
Kipling's Kim, Captains Courageous, Jungle 

Cooper's Novels. 
Poe's Selected Tales. 
Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables, 

Twice Told Tales, Mosses from an Old 

Howell's The Rise of Silas Lapham, A Boy's 

Wister's The Virginian. 
Cable's Old Creole Days. 
Short stories by various standard writers, as 

Bret Harte, Aldrich, Page, Hale and Barrie. 

Group IV — Essays, Biography, Oratory, 

Addison and Steele: The Sir Roger de Co- 
verley Papers, Selections from the Tatler 
and Spectator. 

Boswell's Selections from the Life of John- 

Franklin's Autobiography. 

Washington's Farewell Address. 

Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America. 

Irving's Life of Goldjsmith, The Sketch Book. 

Southey's Life of Nelson. 

Lamb's Essays of Elia. 

Lockhart's Life of Scott, 

Thackeray's Lectures on Swift, Addison, and 
Steele in the English Humorists, 

Macaulay's Lord Cfive, Warren Hastings, 
Milton, Addison, Goldsmith, Frederic the 
Great, Madame d'Arblay, Life of Johnson, 
Two Speeches on Copyright, History of 
England, Chapter III. 

Trevelyan: Selections from the life of Ma- 
caul ay. 

Carlyle's Essay on Burns. 

Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies, Selections. 

Dana's Two Years Before the Mast. 

Webster's First Bunker Hill Oration. 

Lincoln: Seledtions, including at least the 
speech at Cooper Union, the two Inaugur- 
als, the Speeches in Independence Hall and 
at Gettysburg, the Last Public Address, and 
Letter to Horace Greeley, together with a 
brief memoir or estimate of Lincoln. 

Parkman's The Oregon Trail. 

Emerson's Manners, Self-Reliance. 

Thoreau's Walden. 

Lowell : Selected Essays. 

Holmes' The Autocrat of the Breakfast 

Burroughs : Selected Essays. 

Warner's In the Wilderness. 

Curtis' Prue and I, Public Duty of Educated 

Stevenson's An Inland Voyage and Travels 
with a Donkey. 

Huxley's Autobiography and selections from 
Lay Sermons, including the addresses on 
Improving Natural Knowlejige, A Liberal 
Education, and A Piece of "Chalk. 

Hudjson's Idle Days in Patagonia, 

Clemens' Life on the Mississippi, 

Riis' The Making of an American, 

Bryce's The Hindrances to Good Citizenship. 

A collection of essays by Bacon, Lamb, De 
Quincey, Hazlitt, Emerson, and later writers. 

A collection of letters by various standard 

Group V — Poetry 

Palgrave's Golden Treasury (First Series) 
Books II and III, with special attention to 
Dryden, Collins, Gray, Cowper, and Burns. 

Palgrave's Golden Treasury (First Series) 
B'ook IV, with special attention to Words- 
worth, Keats, and Shelley. 

Milton's L'Allegro, II Penseroso, Comus, 

Pope's The Rape of the Lock. 

Goldsmith's The Traveller, and The Deserted 

A collection of English and Scottish Balladls, 
as, for example, some Robin Hood ballads, 
The Battle of Otterburn, King Estmere, 
Young Beichan, Bewick and Grahame, Sir 
Patrick Spens, and a selection from late* 

Coleridge's The Ancient Mariner, Christ'^: 
and Kubla Khan. 

Byron's Childe Harold, Canto III or ^ 
The Prisoner of Chillon. 

Scott's The Lady i)f the Lake. Mar 

Macaulay's The Lays of Ancient- 
Battle of Naseby, The Armaja. i i 

Tennyson's The Princess. The Com 
Arthur, The Holy Grail, Gareth ex. 
Lynette, Lancelot, and Elaine and The 
Passing of Arthur. 

Browning's Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, 
How They Brought the Good News from 
Ghent to Aix, Home Thoughts from Abroad, 
Home Thoughts from the Sea, incident of 
The French Camp, Herve Riel, Pheidippides, 
My Last Duchess, Up at a Villa — Down in 
the City, The Italian in England, The 
Patriot, The Pied Piper, '*De Gustibus— ," 
Instans Tyrannus. 

Arnold's Sohrab and Rustum, and The For- 
saken Merman, Balder Dead. 

Selections from American Poetry, with special 
attention to B'ryant, Poe, Lowell, Longfel- 
low, Whittier and Holmes. 


Typical Texts in French and German 

The requirements in French and German 
follow the recommendations of the Committee 
of Twelve of the Modern Language Associa- 
tion, given as follows : 


1st year: A well-graded reader for begin- 
ners; Bruno Le Tour de la France; Com- 
payre Yvan Gall; Laboulaye, C antes bleus; 
Malot, Sans Famille. 

July 23, 1 92 1 


2d year: Daudet, Le Petit Chose; Erck- 
mann-Chatrian, stories Halevy, L'Ahhe Con- 
stant in; Labiche et Martin, Le Voyage de M. 
Perrichon; Lavisse, Historie de France. 

3d year: Bazin, Les Oherle ; Dumas, novels; 
Merimee, Colomba; Sandeau, Mile, de la Seig^ 
Here; Tocqueville, Voyage en Amerique. 

4th year: Dumas fils, La Question d' Argent; 
Hugo, Quatrc-Vingt-treize, — Les Miserables; 
Loti, Pccheur d'Islande; Taine, L'Ancicn re- 
gime; Vigny, Cinq-Mars; an anthology of 


1st year: After one of the many readers 
especially prepared for beginners, — Meissner's 
Aus meiner Welt; Bliithgen's Das Peterle von 
Nilrnberg; Storm's Immensee, or any of 
Baumbach's short stories. 

2d year : Gerstacker's Germelshausen; Eich- 
endorff's Aus deni Lehen eines Taugenichts; 
Wildenbruch's Das edle Blut; Jensen's Die 
hraiine Erica; Seidel's Leberecht HUhnchen; 
Fulda's Unter vier Augen; Benedix's Lust- 
spiel e (any one). For students preparing for 
a scientific school, a good scientific reader is 

3d year: Heyse's, Riehl's, Keller's Storm's 
Meyer's, Ebner-Eschenbach's, W. Raabe's, 
Novellen or Ersahlungen can be read. Schil- 

'■? Wilhelm Tell; Freytag's Die Journal- 
Heine's Harzreise. 

, n .. ?ar : Goethe's, Schiller's, Lessing's 
ks and lives. 

Spanish Requirements 

equirem rnts in Spanish, which follow 

■1 and .^pirit of the recommendations 

;i- jr French and German by the Com- 

, mitu of Twelve of the Modern Language 

Associarian, are based upon recommendations 

made by a committee of that association in 

December, igio. 

Juan Valera, El Pkjaro verde; Perez Es- 
chrich, Fortuna; Ramos Carrion and Vital 
Aza, Zarigiieta; Palacio Valdes, Jose; Pedro 
de Alarcon, El Capitan Veneiio; the selected 
short stories of Pedro de Alarcon or Antonio 
de Trueba. 

Books for Reading — 1923-25 


Two to be Selected 
Dickens : A Tale of Two Cities. 
George Eliot : Silas Marner. 
Scott: Quentin Durward. 
Stevenson : Treasure Island or Kidnapped. 
Hawthorne: The House of the Seven Gables. 

Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice, 
Julius Caesar, 
King Henry V, 
As You Like It. 


Two to he Selected 

Scott: The Lady of the Lake. 
Coleridge: The Ancient Mariner; and 
Arnold: Sohrab and Rustum. 

A collection of representative verse, narra- 
tive and lyric. 

Tennyson: Idylls of the King (any four). 

The ^neid or the Odyssey in a translation 
of recognized excellence, with the omission, 
if desired, of Books I-V, XV, and XVI 
of the Odyssey. 

Two to be Selected 

The Old Testament (the chief narrative 
episodes in Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Judges, 
Samuel, Kings, and Daniel, together with 
the books of Ruth and Esther). 

Irving: The Sketch Book (about 175 pages). 

Addison and Steele: The Sir Roger de 
Coverley Papers. 

Macaulay : Lord Clive. 

Parkman: The Oregon Trial. 

Franklin : Autobiography. 


Two to be Selected 
For any Book in this Group a Book from any 

Other may be Substituted 
A modern novel. 
A collection of short stories (about 150 

A collection of contemporary verse (about 

150 pages). 
A collection of prose writings on matters oF 

current interest (about 150 pages). 
Two modern plays. 

All selections from this group should be 
works of recognized excellence. 

Books for Study 


One to be Selected 
Shakespeare : Macbeth. 


One to be Selected 

Milton: L'Allegro, II Penseroso, and either 
Comus or Lycidas. 

Browning: Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, 
How They Brought the Good News from 
Ghent to Aix, Home Thoughts from 
Abroad, Home Thoughts from the Sea, 
Incident of the French Camp, Herve Riel, 
Pheidippedes, My Last Duchess, Up at a 
Villa — Down in the City, The Italian in 
England, The Patriot, The Pied Piper, "De 
Gustiibus" — , Instans Tyrannus, One Word 

One to be Selected 

Macaulay : Life of Johnson. 

Carlyle : E^say on Burns, with a brief selec- 
tion from Burns's Poems. 

Arnold: Wordsworth, with a brief selection 
from Wordsworth's Poems. 
One to be Selected 

Burke: Speech on Conciliation with America. 

A collection of orations, to include at least 
Washington's Farewell Address, Webster's 
First Bunker Hill Oration, and Lincoln's 
Gettysburg Address. 

The Publishers' Weekly 


With Key to Abbreviations used in the Educational List 

Fuller information on books listed may often be found on advertising pages in the case of those 
publishers whose names appear in black face. 

Ab Abingdon Press N. Y. 

Ac Atlantic Monthly Press Boston 

Ad Adams (R. G.) & Co Columbus, O. 

Al Allyn & Bacon Boston 

Am American Book Co N. Y. 

An Ainsworth & Co Chicago 

Ap Appleton (D.) & Co N. Y. 

Ba Barnes (The A. S.) Co N. Y. 

Be Badger (R. G.) Boston 

Bd C. C. Birchard & Co Boston 

Be Benziger Bros N. Y. 

Bf Baker & Taylor Co N. Y. 

Bh Barnes, A. J., Publishing Co St. Louis, Mo. 

Bi Bardeen (C. W.) Syracuse, N. V. 

Bj Bliss (F. H.) Publishing Co Saginaw, Mich. 

Bk Brentano's N. Y. 

Bl Blakiston's (P.) Son & Co Phila. 

Bn Burrows Brothers Co Cleveland, O. 

Bo Bradley (Milton) Co Springfield, Mass. 

Bp Brumder (George) Milwaukee, Wis. 

Br Burton Publishing Co Kansas City, Mo. 

Bt Burke (J. W.) & Co Macon, Ga. 

Bu Britton Printing Co CHeveland 

Bx Bobbs-Merrill Co Indianapolis 

By Byrne Publishing Co Chicago 

Bz Berlitz (M. D.) N. Y. 

Cambridge University Press (G. P. Putnam's 
Sons, Agt.) 

Cc Century Co N. Y. 

€d Catholic Education Press, Inc.Brookland, D. C. 

€f Caspar (C. N.) Co Milwaukee, Wis. 

Cr Church (John) Co N. Y. 

Ct Correct English Publishing Co.. . .Evanston, 111. 

Cu Cupples & Leon Co N. Y. 

€w Crowell (T. Y.) Co N. Y. 

Cy Crawley (E. S.) Univ. of Penn Phila. 

Dp Doubleday, Page & Co.. .... .Garden City, N. Y. 

Dt Dutton (E. P.) & Co N. Y. 

Dy Dougherty Publishing Co Topeka, Kan. 

Eb Exeter Book Publishing Co Exeter, N. H. 

Ed Educational Publishing Co Boston 

Ef Educator Publishing Co Marion, la. 

El Ellis Publishing Co Battle Creek, Mich. 

Ey Expression Co Boston 

Fl Flanagan (A.) Co Chicago 

Fo Four Seas Co Boston 

Fr Forbes & Co ' Chicago 

Fu Funk & Wagnalls Co. N. Y. 

Gl Ginn & Co Boston 

Gm Graham (Andrew J.) & Co N. Y. 

Gr Gregg Publishing Co N. Y. and Chicago 

Ha Hall and McCreary Chicago 

Hb Harper Bros New York 

He Home Correspondence School. Springfield, Mass. 

Hd Hammond (C. S.) & Co N. Y. 

He Heath (D. C.) & Co N. Y. 

Hm Houghton Mifflin Co Boston 

Ho Holt (Henry) & Co N. Y. 

Hr Herder (B.) St. Louis, Mo. 

Hs Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge N. Y. 

Ht Harcourt, Brace & Co N. Y. 

Hy Handy Publishing Co Reading, Pa. 

Jh Johnson (B. F.) Publishing Co.. .Richmond, Va. 

Ki Kilner (H. L.) & Co Phila. 

Kr Krone Bros N. Y. 

Kt Kent (George H.) Cambridge, Mass. 

La Laird & Lee Chicago 

Li Lippincott (J. B.) Co Phila. 

Lj Lane (John) Co N. Y. 

LI Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co Boston 

Ln Longmans, Green & Co.. N. Y. 

Lo Lockwood (G. R.) (Baker & T. Co., Agts.).N. Y. 

Lt Little, Brown & Co Boston 

Lu Luthy (C. T.) Peoria, 111. 

Ly Lyons & Carnahan N. Y. and Chicago 

Ma Manual Arts Press Peoria, 111. 

Mc Macmillan (The) Co N. Y. 

Me Merriam (G. & C.) Co Springfield, Mass. 

Mg McGraw-Hill New York 

Mh Michigan Education Co Lansing, Mich. 

Mk McKay (David) Phila. 

Ml Merrill (Charles E.) Co N. Y. 

Mn McKnight & McKnight Normal, 111. 

Mo Morton (John P.) & Co Louisville, Ky. 

Mp Metropolitan Publishing Co St. Louis, Mo. 

Mr Metropolitan Text Book Co (Chicago 

Mt Meyer & ThalheimeV Baltimore, Md. 

Mu Murphy (John) Company Baltimore, Md. 

Nn Newson & Co N. Y. 

No Noble, L. A N. Y. 

Nt Newton Co Chicago 

Noi Nourse Company, Inc N. Y. 

Os O'Shea & Co '. N. Y. 

Ox Oxford University Press (Amer. Branch) N. Y. 

Pa Page (The) Co Boston 

Pf Palmer Co Boston 

Ph Phonographic Institute Co Cincinnati 

Pi Pitman (Isaac) & Sons. N. Y. 

Pk Packard (S. S.) N, Y. 

Pp Penn Publishing Co Phila. 

Pr Prang (The) Co N. Y. 

Pu Putnam's (G. P.) Sons N. Y. 

Py Practical Text-Book Co Cleveland, O. 

Pz Practical Drawing Pub. Co. ..Chicago and Dallas 

Ra Rand, McNally & Co Chicago 

Rn Ronald Press Co New York 

Ro Row, Peterson & Co. Chicago 

Ry Reilly, Peter Philadelphia 

Sa Sanborn (Benj. H.) & Co Chicago 

Sc Scribner's (Charles) Sons N. Y. 

Sd Sadlier (W. H.) N. Y. 

Se A. W. Shaw Co Chicago 

Sf Schoenhof Book Co Boston 

Sh Seiler (A. G.) N. Y. 

Si Silver, Burdett & Co Boston 

Sn Saunders (W. B.) Co Phila. 

So Sower (Christopher) Co Phila. 

Sr Scott, Foresman & Co Chicago 

St Steiger (E.) & Co N. Y. 

Su South-Western Publishing Co Cincinnati 

Sv Stewart & Kidd Co Cincinnati 

Sw Sturgis & Walton Co N. Y. 

Sz Southern Publishing Co Dallas, Tex. 

Tf Tufts College Press Tufts College, Mass. 

Tn Translation Publishing Co N. Y. 

Uc University of Chicago Press Chicago 

Vn Van Nostrand (D.) Co N. Y. 

Wb World Book Co Yonkers, N. Y. 

Wd Weber (C. F.) & Co San Francisco 

We Werner (E. S.) & Co N. Y. 

Wh Wheeler (W. H.) & Co Chicago 

Wj Whitcomb & Barrows Boston 

Wk Winston (J. C.) & Co Phila. 

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Wo Wood (Wm.) & Co N. Y. 

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Wt Wittei (Conrad) St. Louis, Mo. 

Wx Webb Publishing Co St. Paul, Minn. 

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Alphabetical by author and including all the most called for editions of the books 
that are being used for class-room study and college preparation. 


A very comprehensive list arranged by authors of the best books in every field 
for use in or out of the class-room. 

A comprehensive selection of the most prominent texts. 

A selection of the best known books. 

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editions that are now revised or superseded, or those now in little demand. For such 
see Educational Lists of previous years. 

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present conditions are subject to change without notice. 

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the title. 


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or in bringing to mind authors and editions half remembered. 

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KEEP YOUR BACK NUMBERS of the American Educational List, as publishers 
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Educational Catalogue for 1921 


A' B C of Electricity Hy 60 

Aanrud. Lisbeth Longfrock (Poulsson) . . . .Gi 64 
Abbott. Home Training and Teaching (Bar- 
nard) Bi I 00 

Abbott (A. J.) Ear Training Am 56 

Individual Singing Exercises, Grades 4 

to 8, 5 vols ea.Am 16 

Individual Songs for Grammar Grades 

(Standard Musical Lib.) . Am 20 

Music Manual for Teachers of Rural 

Schools Am 34 

Rudiments of Music Am 32 

Abbott (E) Truancy and Non-Attendance in 

the Chicago Schools Uc 2 00 

Abbott (E. A.) Hints on Home Training ...Bi i 00 

How to Parse Lt 80 

How to Tell Parts of Speech Lt 75 

How to Write Clearly Lt 75 

Abbott (F. A.) History of Rome Sr i 60 

Abbott (J.) Rollo at Work and Rollo at Play 

(Everyman's Library) Dt i 00 

A Boy on a Farm (Johnson) Am 64 

Adventures of a Country Boy Am 68 

Abbott (J F.) General Biology Mc 2 50 

Abbott (M. A.) First Latin Writer Am 80 

Abelson (P.) English-Yiddish Encyclopaedic 

Dictionary Cf 6 50 

Abernethy (J. W.) American Literature. . .Ml i 88 

Correct Pronunciation Ml 128 

English Literature Ml 2 20 

About (E. F. V.) La Mere de la Mar- 
quise (Brush). He 84 

and La Fille du Chanoine ( Super).. Gi 72 

Le Roi des Montagues (Logic) (Notes). He 76 

with Vocal He 84 

(Weekely) (Siepmann Ser. of 

French Texts) Mc 60 

(Wilson) (Macmillan French Ser.).Mc 80 

Trente et Quarante Ln 68 

Teacher's ed Ln 72 

Action, Imitation and Fun Series (Pratt- 

Chadwick) 10 v ea.Ed 30 

Adam (W.) Lakeside Literature Series: 

Book I. Fables and Rhymes Am 52 

Book II. Folk-Story and Verses Am 60 

Book III. Myths of Old Greece Am 64 

Adam & Evans' Metal- Work Ln i 60 

Adams. Community Civics (Junior High 

School) Sc I 32 

Adams (C. C.) Commercial Geography Ap i 72 

Elementary Commercial Geography ....Ap i 40 
Adams (C. F.) New Physical Laboratory 

Manual Am 72 

Physics for Secondary Schools Am i 44 

Teachers' Manual Am 40 

Adams (C. G.) Easy Lessons About Com- 
mon Things Ha 60 

Adams (G. B.) Civilization during the Middle 

Age Sc 275 

European History Mc 2 40 

Growth of the French Nation Mc 2 60 

Mediaeval Civilization Am 56 

& Stephens (H. M.) Select Documents 

Illustrative of English Constitutional 

History Mc 2 90 

Description of Industry Ho i 40 

Adams (H. C.) Science of Finance (Am. Sci. 

ser.) Ho 4 00 

Adams (H. F.) Advertising and Its Mental 

Laws Mc 2 40 

Adams (J.) Exposition and Illustration in 

Teaching Mc i 80 

Adams (T. S.) and Sumner (H. L.) Labor 

Problems Mc 2 60 

Adams & Mathews* Reinforced Concrete 

Construction in Theory Ln 5 00 

Adamson. The School, The Child, and The 

Teacher Ln i 25 

Addison. De Coverley Papers (Thurber) . .Al 50 
(Eclectic English Classics) (Under- 
wood) Am 48 

(Winchester) (Gateway ser.) Am 68 

-- — (Kings' Treasuries) Dt 70 

(English Lit. for Schools) Dt 35 

(Litchfield) Gi 56 

(Hudson) He 6a 

(Myers) Ox i 35 

(Twombly) Si 64 

(Abbott) (Lake Eng. Class.) Sr sa 

(Wylie) Wb 80 

Select Essays (Thurber) Al 65 

(Scribner's Eng. Classics) (Fairley).Sc 48 

Selections from The Tatler and the Spec- 
tator (Abbott, H. V.) (Lake Eng. 

Class.) Sr 60 

Spectator, Vols. 1-4. 

(Everyman's Lib.) ea.Dt i 00 

Ade (M.) Children of Other Lands Bi 15 

Fairyland of Artists Bi 15 

Adier. The Moral Instruction of Children.. Ap 2 00 
Advanced Practice in Gregg Shorthand, Pts. 

1 , 2, 3 ea. pt . Gr 50 

iEschines. Against Ctesiphon, with notes 

(Richardson) Gi 2 40 

^schylus. Works (Trans.) Am i 20 

(Ancient Classics for English Read- 
ers) ". Li 80 

Prometheus (Harry) Am i 80 

Text ed Am 48 

(Trans.) (World's Classics) Ox 100 

leath Ox i 75 

Prom.etheus Bound and Seven Against 

Thebes (Pocket Literal Trans.) ...Mk 75 

-Esop. Fables Bi i 00 

(Chesebrough) Bi i 00 

(New ed.) (Stickney) Gi 60 

(Tales from Many Lands Series) . . Dt i 00 

(Conde) Nu i 75 

The Herford .^Esop: Fifty Fables in 

Verse Gi 52 

and other Fables (Everyman's Lib.).Dt i 00 

^?Csopiarum Mu 40 

Ahn. American Interpreter pap. 3 5. St 50 

German Comedies, Series of 7 v., pap. ea.St 25 

Novels, Series of 11 vols pap. ea.St 20 

Ahn-Henn. French Series: 

French Method, Complete hf. roan. St. i 00 

Primer Bds . St 25 

First Course Bds . St 40 

Key Bds. St 20 

Second Course Bds. St 60 

'Key Bds. St 25 

Ahn-Henn. German Series: 

German Method Complete hf. roan. St i 75 

First CJerman Book Bds. St 25 

Second and Third German Books, Bds. 

ea.St 45 

Key to Third German Book. Bds. St 25 

Fourth German Book, bds St 60 

Key Bds. St 25 

Rudiments First Course, bds St 65 

Key Bds. St 65 

Second Course, bds St i 00 

First Reader, with notes, bds St 60 

See also Henn-Ahn 

Pronouncing German Method, bds St i is 

Ahrens, Harley & Burns: A Practical Physics 

Manual BI 125 

Ahrintchin, New Russian-American Interpre- 
ter Cf 75 

Aiken (W. H.) First Studies in Two-Part 

Singing Am 16 

Melody Studies for Primary Grades... \m 20 

Music Course, in i book Am 76 

Part Songs for Mixed Voices \m 92 

Aikin (H. A.) The Principles of Logic Ho r 75 

July 23, 1 92 1 


^tch (N. H.) Blue Book of Favorite Songs. Ha 10 

Golden Book of Favorite Songs Ha 15 

Uncle Sam's Favorite Song Book Ha 15 

iton's Descriptive Speller Gi 48 

Parts 1-2 Gi 40 

Parts 3-6 Gi 44 

New York State ed Gi 5a 

cin (F.) First Book in Phonics At 25 

Word Mastery Hm 64 

Llarcon (P. A.) El Capitan Venefio (Brown- 
ell) Am 60 

(Ford) He 92 

El Nino de la Bola (Schevill) Am 92 

Novelas Cortas (Giese) Gi 1 00 

(Remy) He 80 

Ibes (E.) Viajando por Sud America (War- 

shaw) Ho I 20 

Llbright (E. M.) Short Story, The Mc 1 75 

Icott (L. M.) Louisa Alcott Reader Lt 85 

"Little Women" Play (School Ed.) Lt 70 

Story Book, (Coe) Grade 5 Lt 85 

Llden. Studies in Bryant Am 56 

Alden (J.) First Principles of Political Econ- 
omy Bi 75 

Alden (R. M.) Art of Debate Ho i 36 

English and American Essays Sr y2 

English Verse Ho i 36 

Introduction to Poetry Ho i 36 

Alden (W. C.) Geography of Chicago and Its 

Environs Uc 50 

Alderman. Classics, old and new: 

First Reader Am 48 

Second Reader Am 52 

Third Reader Am 60 

Fourth Reader Am 64 

Fifth Reader Am 64 

Alderman (A. B.) Students' History of the 

United States Ef i 25 

Aldine Language Ser. (Bryce & Spaulding) : 

First Language Bk Nn 92 

Language Method, Pt. 1 Nn y2 

Second Language Bk Nn i 00 

Language Method, Pt. 2 Nn yi 

Third Language Bk. (Spaulding, Bryce 6j 

Buehler) Nn 1 12 

Language Method, Pt. 3 Nn y2 

Aldine Readers. See Bryce & Spalding. 
Aldine Speller. See Bryce & Sherman. 
Aldine Supplementary Readers. See, Bryce. 
Aldrich (T. B.) Marjorie Daw and Other 
Stories (Riverside Literature Ser.) 

pap. 36c.; cloth. Hm £2 
Aldrich & Forbes' Progressive Course in 

First Book Am 36 

Second Book Am 40 

Third Book Am 56 

Fourth Book Am 72 

Fourth Book, in 2 parts ea.A'm 52 

Fifth Book Am 84 

Fifth Book, in 2 parts ea.Am 56 

Aldrich & Foster's Elementary Frencth Gi 1 36 

French Reader Gi 80 

Alexander (B.) Songs We Like to Sing Si 76 

Musical Drills pap We 50 

Alexander (C.) School Statistics and Pub- 
licity Si 188 

Alexander (G.) Child Classics Readers: 

Primer Bx 43 

First Reader Bx 48 

Second Reader Bx 54 

Third Reader Bx 62 

Fourth Reader Bx 68 

Fifth Reader Bx 73 

Sixth Reader Bx 73 

Spelling Book Ln 64 

Part I Ln 52 

Part 2 Ln 56 

Spelling Book Syllabicated ed Ln 64 

Part I Ln 52 

Part 2 Ln 56 

New Spelling Book: 

Grades 3,4 Ln 48 

Grades 5, 6 Ln 48 

Grades 3, 4. 5 Ln 52 

Grades 6, 7, 8 Ln 52 

Grades 7, 8 and advanced (junior 

^ ^Jf^) •• Ln 56 

Grades 3-8 .Ln 64 

New Speller Ln 56 

Alexander (L. H.) Practical Introduction to 

French Ox i 25 

Alexander (M. C.) Story of Hawaii Am i 00 

Alexander (T.) Prussian Elementary Schools 

Mc 2 50 
Alexander (W. D.) Brief History of the 

Hawaiian People Am i 72 

Alexander (W. J.) Introduction to Robert . 

Browning (ji i 50 

Alexander and Thiesen. Publicity Campaigns 

for Better School Support Wb ** 

Alger. Primer of Work and Play He 68 

Alger (F. R.) Ten Lessons in Bookkeeping 

and Accounting Bj 75 

Allardyce (P.) Punctuation Pp 75 

Allemano (H.) and Antoine (A.) French 

Composition and Idioms Cf i 25 

Allen (A. E.) Stories for Wakeland and 

Dreamland Wc 60 

Allen (A. F.) Introduction to Chemical En- 
gineering Pi 400 

Allen (C. G.) Fabulas y Cuentos Wb I 28 

Allen (C. R.) The Instructor: The Man and 
The Job. 

complete Li i 75 

In 9 pts per set. Li i 80 

Allen (E. A.) English Grammar He 96 

Review of English Grammar He i oe 

Allen (F. J.) Outline of English History He 60 

Allen (J. T.) First Year of Greek, The Mc 2 25 

Allen (N. B.) Geographical and Industrial 

Asia Gi i 00 

Europe (The New) Gi i 00 

South America Gi i 00 

United States Gi 92 

Allen (P. S.) Daheim Ho i 00 

First German Composition Ho 96 

German Life Ho i 00 

Allen (W. D.) & Kleiser (C.) Stories of 

Americans in the World War Ml 88 

Allen (W. F.) History Topics He 32 

Allen (W. H.) Civics and Health Gi i 50 

Self-Surveys by Colleges and Universi- 
ties Wb 3 00 

Allen & Batt. Easy German Stories, 2 v. 

(Lake Ger. Class.) ea.Sr 84 

Allen and Castillo. Spanish Life Ho i 12 

Allen & Cotton. Manual Training for Com- 
mon Schools Sc I 40 

Allen & Gilbert. Textbook of Botany He i 96 

Allen & Greeenough. New Latin Grammar.. Gi i 60 

Shorter Latin Grammar Gi i 36 

See also Caesar, Cicero, Ovid. 
Allen & Hawkins. School Course in English: 

Book I He 88 

Book 2 He 96 

AUen-Pearse. Self-Surve3'^s by Teachers Wb 2 25 

Allen & Phillips' Latin Composition Al i 25 

Pt. I Al I 00 

Pts. 2-Z Al 100 

Allen & PhilHpson's First (German Grammar.. Gi i 50 
Allen and Schoell. First French Composition.Ho i 12 

French Life Ho x 12 

Training Schools Wb 2 25 

Allyn (L. B.) Elementary Applied Chem- 
istry Gi 1 00 

Alshouse (H. S.) Heroes of the Nation (Every 

Child Series) Mc 80 

Alshouse & Root. Brief English Grammar.. Ba 28 

Alston. How It All Fits Together Dt 150 

Altamirano. La Navidad en las montafias 

(Lombard and Hill) He 72 

Althouse (C. O.) Business Letters Pp 75 

Altmaier (C. L.) Commercial Correspon- 
dence Mc I 20 

Altrocchi (R.) Giacosa: Tristi Amori Uc i 50 

Alvarez Quintero, La Muela del Rey 

Farfan (Espinosa) Wb 80 

Alvord & Huey. Practical Spelling Les- 
sons, Bk. I Mc 48 

Bk. 2 Mc 52 

Ambrosi (M.) When I Was a Girl in Italy... Le i 25 
American Citizen Series, sv., $2 so-$3 00 Ln 
See Dewey, Financial Hist. — Hart, 
Actual Govt. — McClaim, Constitu- 
tional Law. — ^Seligman, Economics. — 
Wright, Sociology. 
American Country Life Association. Rural 

Organization Uc a $0 


The Publishers' Weekly 

American Essays Wb 80 

American Historical Association: Study of 

Hist, in Elem. Schools So 80 

American History Series, 7 v ea.Sc i 50 

(Entered under authors) 

American Ideals. See Greene Fn 

American Normal Readers. See Harvey 

• (M. L.) 
American School Readers. See Oswell & Gilbert 

American Stories Wb 80 

American Teachers Series: (Russell (J. E.), 
Ed.) Bennett (C. E.) & Bristol (G. 
P.) Teaching of Latin and Greek.. Ln i 90 
Bourne (H. E.) The Teaching of His- 
tory and Civics Ln i 90 

Carpenter (G. R.), Baker (F. T.) & Scott 

(F. N.) The Teaching of English. .Ln i 90 
Young (J. W. A.) The Teaching of 
Mathematics in the Elementary and 

Secondary School Ln 1 90 

Ames (E. W.) New York State Gov Mc 40 

Ames (J. S.) Theory of Physics Am i 60 

GJeneral Physics Am 3 60 

Amer & Bliss. Experiments in Physics. .. .Am i 80 

Ames & Eldred. Community Civics Mc i 48 

Amicis (E, de) Heart of a Boy (Jewett) 

(Canterbury Classics) Ra 60 

Ancient Classics for English Readers (Collins, 

W. L., ed.) 27 vols ea.Li 80 

Andersen (H. C.) Best Fairy Tales (Hender- 
son) Ra 50 

First Ser. New ed. (Stickney) .ea.Gi 60 

Second Ser. New ed. (Stickney) .. .Gi 64 

Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales (Tales 

from Many Lands Series) Dt i 00 

Ugly Duckling and Other Stories (Tales 

from Many Lands Series) EH i 00 

Andersen, Tales from (Kings' Treasuries) . .Dt 70 
Andersen (A. E.), Himmelblau (D.) and 
Kohler (E. L.) Complete Account- 
ing Course. 2 pts. 

Without Binder ea. Rn 5 00 

With Binder ea . Rn 6 50 

Anderson. Best Methods of Teaching Gym- 
nastics Hs I 50 

Anderson. Stories of the Golden Age (E. C. 

S.) Mc 80 

Anderson (H. J.) English Letters Ln 65 

Anderson (J. M.) Study of English Words. Am ';2 
Anderson (M. L.) Education of Defectives. Wb i 20 
Anderson (R. F.) The Anderson Arithmetic: 

Bk. I Si 88 

Bk. 2 Si 92 

Bk. 3 Si 96 

Pad of Business Forms for Same Am 80 

Anderson (W. L.) American Phonography 

Rev Gi I 60 

Graded Exercises in Phonography Gi 84 

Anderson, Ross and Staples. Clerical Prac- 
tice Am 1 00 

Andress (J. M.) Teaching of Hygiene in the 
(trades (Riverside Educ. Monor 

graphs) Hm i 35 

Health Education in Rural Schools... Hm 2 00 
Andrews (A. L.) Specimens of Discourse. . .Ho 80 
Andrews (C.) The Technique of Play Writ- 
ing He 175 

Andrews (E. B.) 

Brief Institutes of (General History Si 3 00 

Economics Si i 80 

Andrews (E. F.) Botany All the Year 

Round Am i 28 

With Brief Flora of the Eastern 

U. S Am I 88 

Practical Course in Botany Am i 68 

With Cowles & Coulter's Spring 

Flora Am i 88 

Andrews (I. W.) New Manual of the Con- 
stitution Am I 20 

Andrews (J.) Each and All Gi 64 

Seven Little Sisters Gi 64 

Stories Mother Nature Told Her Chil- 
dren Gi 64 

Stories of My Four Friends Gi 60 

Ten Boys From Long Ago to Now Gi 64 

Andrews (M. P.) History of the U. S LI i 60 

Brief History of the U. S Li i 20 

The American Creed and Its Meaning. Op 50 
Andrews (M. P.) Junior High School His- 
tory of the United States Li i So 

Angdl (J. R.) Introduction to Psychology. Ho i 60 

Textbook to General Psychology Ho 2 2'i 

Angus (F. R.) Fundamentals of French ..Ho i 40 

Resume of French Grammar Ho 48 

Anthony. Mechanical Drawing (rev.) ....He : 68 

Machine Drawing (rev.) He i 68 

- — - & Ashley's Descriptive Geometry ...He 2 20 
Anthony (E. L.) Dairy Lab. Man. and Note 

Bk. Li 80 

Answers to Arithmetic Problems Bn "A" 

Apathy (F.) Hungarian-American Pocket In- 
terpreter cf 6q 

Apgar. Birds of the U. S !..!Am 200 

Ornamental Shrubs of the U. S Am i 60 

Trees of the Northern U. S \m 1 20 

Apgar (E. A. & A. C.) New Plant Analysis. Am i 00 
App (F.) Productive Farm Management ...Li ♦• 
Appleton's Arithmetic, See Young & Jackson 

Appleton's First Reader Am 36 

Second Reader Am aa 

Third Reader IaS 52 

Fourth Reader Am 72 

Fifth Reader Am i 00 

Appleton's School Readers: 

Elementary Reading Charts. 47 Num- 
bers with Stand and Teacher's Man- 

f., "*l,'.* Ai" »2 00 

T ^t.^""* i^""^^'' Am 44 

Libro Primero de Lectura (First Reader — 

English-Spanish ed.) Am 48 

Appleton's Standard Elem. Geography Am 88 

Geography for Little Learners Am 44 

Appleton (J. H.) Chemical Philosophy Si 2 00 

Qualitative Analysis Si i 32 

Quantitative Analysis Si i 68 

Young Chemist Si i 16 

Approved Selection for Reading and Memoriz- 
ing, Grades 1-8 . .pap.ea.Hs 20 

Same cloth. ea.Hs 72 

Arabian Nights. Fairy Tales from the 

(Everyman's Lib.) Dt i 00 

(Tales from Many Lands Series) 

Dt I 00 
Stories from the (Told to the Child- 
ren Series) Dt 68 

(Lane) Gi 68 

Archbold's Laboratory Course of Practical 

Electricity Mc i 20 

Arden Shakespeare. See Shakespeare 

Arey's Elementary Chemistry Mc i 60 

Arey, Bryant, Clendenin & Morrey. Physio- 
graphy He 2 08 

Aristophanes Works. (Ancient Classics for 

English Readers) Li 80 

Birds (Merry) Ox i 25 

Clouds (Forman) Am i 80 

Text ed : Am 48 

Clouds, Birds and Frogs, i vol Mk 75 

Clouds (Merry) Ox i 25 

Frogs (Merry) Ox i 25 

Knights (Merry) Ox i 25 

Wasps (Merry) Ox i 25 

Armand (E. C.) Grammaire Elementaire (ist 

year) He 156 

Grammaire Elementaire (119 pp.) He i 00 

Arminen (K. V.) English-Finnish Dictionary 

T, , ,. . Cf 2 75 

Pocket edition Cf i 00 

& Aaltio (E.) Finnish-English Diction- 
ary Cf 2 25 

Armitage (M. T.) (Ed.) Junior Laurel Songs 

for Unchanged Voices (Special Ed.)Bd i 00 
Laurel Glee Book (Pt. Songs for Male 

Voices) Bd i 00 

Laurel Songs for Girls' or Women's 

Voices (Students' Ed.) Bd i 25 

Laurel Unison Book for Boys (Students' 

Ed.) Bd 80 

Armstrong (M.) Field Book of Western Wild 

Flowers cloth . Pu 3 00 

flexible leath.Pu 5 00 
Armstrong. Syntax of the French Verb.... Ho i 20 
Arnadottir (H.) When I Was a Girl in Ice- 
land Le I 25 

Arnold (E. J.) Stories of Ancient Peoples.. Am 72 
Arnold (F.) The Measurement of Teaching 

Efficiency No i 25 

Outline History of Education No i 00 

July 23, 192 1 


Textbook of School and Class Manage- 
ment; Administration and Hygiene ..Mc 1 40 
Arnold (H.) Ein Regentag auf dem Lande 

(Kern) Am 56 

Fritz auf Ferien (Thomas) Am 56 

Fritz auf Ferien (Applemann) (Walter- 

Krause German Series) Sc 72 

Arnold (H.) Practice in Parsing and Anal- 
ysis Li 80 

Arnold (M.) Essay on Wordsworth, with 
Selections from Wordsworth's Poems 

(Steeves) Ht •• 

Essays in Criticism (Sheridan) (Acad. 

■ Classics) Al 50 

(Miles) Ox 2 00 

Poems (Select English Classics) Ox 20 

- (Oxford Ed. Stand. Auths.) Ox i 75 

Rugby Chapel (Syle) (/n Four Eng. 

Poems, Acad. Classics) Al 50 

Sohrab and Rustum (Watrous) In Three 

Narrative Poems (Acad. Classics). Al 50 
^ (Tanner) (Eclectic English Class.). Am 48 

(Trent & Brewster) Gi 52 

■ (Castleman) He 48 

(Thorndike) Ln 60 

.(Pike) Ox 60 

—^— (Oxford Plain Texts) Ox 25 

• (Seabury) Si 64 

• {In English Poems) (Scudder) 

(Lake English Classics) Sr 80 

Arnold (M.) Reports on Elementary Schools. Bi 2 00 

Arnold (S L.) Reading — How to Teach It.. Si 1 72 

Learning to Read Si 76 

Plans for Busy Work Si i 00 

The Arnold Primer Si 76 

Waymarks for Teachers Si i 72 

With Pencil and Pen Gi 52 

Arnold (S. L.) & Gilbert (C. B.) Stepping 
Stones to Literature: 

First Reader Si 76 

Second Reader Si 84 

Third Reader Si 88 

Fourth Reader Si 92 

New Fourth Reader Si 92 

Rdr. for sth Grades Si 96 

A New sth Rdr Si 96 

Rdr, for 6th Grades Si i 00 

. 7th Grades Si i 04 

Higher Grades Si i 08 

Arnold (T. K.) First and Second Latin Book 

(Mulholland) Am i 20 

Greek Prose Composition (Spencer) ... .Am i 20 

(Abbott) Ln i 30 

Latin Prose Composition new ed. (Mul- 
holland) Am I 20 

;-Key Am y2 

Latin Prose Composition (Bradley) Ln 2 25 

Around the World Series. See Carroll (C. F.) 
Arp's Rural Education and the Consolidated 

School Wb I 3 5 

Arrowsmith & Knapp. Viri Romae Am i 12 

Text ed Am 48 

Art of Making a Speech Gr 20 

Art-Craft Books Nos. 1-5 ea.Pr 50 

Art Tests ( Whitf ord) Pr. ** 

Ascham (R.) Complete Works. 4 vols Bi 5 00^ 

Ashford's Problems Higiencos en Puerto 
Rico (Translation of Ritchie-Caldwell 

New World Health Series) Wb 24 

Mediaeval Civilization Mc i 20 

American History Mc 2 20 

Early European Civilization Mc 2 20 

Modern European Civilization Mc 2 20 

The New Civics Mc i 60 

Ashley (P.) Modem Tariff History Dt 5 00 

Ashley (R. L.) Early European Civilization 

(New York State Ed.) Mc 220 

Introduction to Modern European Civil- 
ization Mc 60 

War and America Mc 60 

Ashmun (M.) Modern Prose and Poetry for 

Secondary Schools Hm i 40 

Modern Short Stories Mc i 75 

Prose Literature for Secondary Schools. Hm i 36 
Athearn (W. S.) City Institute for Religious 

Teachers Uc i 00 

Atkins (E. A.) Practical Sheet and Plate 

Metal Work (2d Rev. Ed.) Pi 3 50 

Atkinson (A. M.) European Beginnings of 

American History Gi i 24 

Introduction to American History, Euro- 
pean Beginnings, rev. ed Gi i 08 

Atkinson (G. F.) College Botany Ho 3 00 

First Studies of Plant Life Gi 84 

High School Botany new ed Ho i 64 

Practice Key and Flora Ho 80 

Atkinson (W, P.) Classical Studies in Ameri- 
can Education Bi 25 

Atkinson (W. P.) The Short Story Al 70 

Atlantic Series of English Texts: 

Atlantic Book of Modern Plays Ac 150 

Atlantic Classics, First and Second Series 

ea.Ac I so 
Atlantic Narratives, First and Second 

Series ea.Ac i 25 

Atlantic Prose and Poetry, school edition. Ac i 00 
Atlantic Readings (i to 14 inclusive) . .ea.Ac 15 
Atlantic Readings— The Pilgrims of Ply- 
mouth Ac 25 

Essays and Essay-Writing Ac i 2s 

Story, iissay and Verse Ac i so 

The Voice of Science in Nineteenth Cen- 
tury Literature Ac 2 00 

Writing Through Reading (Gay) Ac 90 

Youth and the New World Ac i so 

Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography 

(Everyman's Lib.) Dt i 00 

Atlas of Literary and Historical Geography 
(by J. G. Bartholomew): Vol. i, 
Europe; Vol. 2, America; Vol. 3, 

Asia (Everyman's Lib.) ea.Dt i 00 

Atwater (M. R.) Stories from the Poets Si y2 

Atwood (A. W.) Putnam's Investment Hand- 
book Pu I 8s 

Atwood (E. F.) Commercial Speller Gi 64 

Atwood (G. E.) Complete Graded Arithme- 
tic, Part I He 88 

Part 2 He i 36 

Parts 3 to 8, 6 Nos ea.He , 76 

Exercises in Algebra ai i 20 

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